Zen Buddhist teaching in Cape Town with Hye Tong Sunim

  Hye Tong Sunim JDPSN is a monk with the Kwan Um School of Zen in South Korea. He started practicing Zen at Hwagyesa temple in 1995 and was ordained as a monk in the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism in 1996. He lived and worked with Zen Master Seung Sahn at Hwagyesa where he … Continue 

Shastri Sandra Ladley 21st July Erin Hall

Save this date: 21 July! And join us at Erin Hall where we will be lead by Shastri Sandra Ladley. Shastri Sandra Ladley is a long-time Shambhala Buddhist practitioner and teacher.  She teaches Shambhala and Shambhala Art widely and leads creative, psycho-educational, and Social Presencing groups. She is a core faculty member and the program … Continue 

Erin Hall June 2016 – Exploring the Four Dignities

Starting this Thursday 2nd June, and for the month of June, we’ll be exploring the qualities of the Four Dignities through the possibility of embodying their essence. We’ll be practicing Ground Lungta meditation, expertly presented by Ashe Acharya John Rockwell. Tiger, Lion, Garuda, and Dragon are embodiments of very practical actions in real situations. Indeed, … Continue 

Tonglen Instruction Saturday 7th May

Saturday 7th May at 10am – 12 midday Jennifer Woodhull will be giving Tonglen Instruction at 26 Dunkley Square, Gardens, Cape Town. Tonglen is a simple, challenging and profound practice that helps us to switch allegiance from fearful reactivities to the more confident part of ourselves that wants to open further in our lives. In … Continue 

Ron Schiff talk Thursday 28th April

On Thursday April 28, guest teacher Ron Schiff will give the weekly talk at our Erin Hall drop-in group. Ron, a long-time Zen practitioner and teacher, is associated with the Robertson Dharma Centre and the Cape Town Dharma Centre in Plumstead. Those who attended Ron’s monthly talks at the late lamented Tibetan Tea House last … Continue