Portugal: Spring Retreat and Talk With Amy Hollowell Sensei in Braga and Porto

| 04-09, 2011

Soutelo (Vila Verde – Braga),  April 22 – 25 | Porto, April 25,  2011

Amy Hollowell Sensei is visiting Portugal to guide a Retreat in Braga and a Talk in Porto. Amy Sensei is the founder of the Wild Flower Zen Sangha and dharma successor of Catherine Genno Pagès Roshi, in the Soto Zen lineage of Taizan Maezumi Roshi, founder of the Los Angeles Zen Center. Amy has been teaching Zen Meditation in Portugal since 2004, leading retreats and meditation workshops, and giving lectures. She is also a poet and a journalist living in Paris since 1981.

22 – 25 April, 2011 |  Sat – Mon

Zen Meditation – Spring Retreat

Soutelo (Vila Verde – Braga)


  • Silent retreat, open to all, beginners and experienced practitioners
  • Meditation sessions throughout the day
  • Instructions and teachings given by Amy Hollowell Sensei; possibility for individual interviews with the Sensei
  • Meditation through action (participation in daily activities to support the retreat).
  • During this retreat there will be a Jukai ceremony.

Practical Information

  • Vegetarian meals.
  • Accommodation in single or double room with private bathroom.
  • If you have, please take meditation cushion and carpet for your own; take a blanket for comfort in the meditation hall.

About Casa da Torre

Casa da Torre – Centro de Espiritualidade e Cultura – is property of Companhia de Jesus, located in Soutelo, Concelho de Vila Verde, seven kilometers on the North of Braga.

Booking: Places are limited, please register until April 8, 2011
Location: Casa da Torre, Soutelo – Vila Verde, Braga   (seven kilometers on the North of Braga)

  • Arrival at about 14h, April 22, 2011,  Saturday
  • Retreat will end at about 15h, April 25, Monday

Value: Before April 8 – 150 €,  After April 8 – 160 €

25 April, 2011 |  Monday, 19 h

Talk:   Zen and The Art of Freedom

Porto  –  Espaço Inedem

Location: Espaço Inedem – Rua da Constituição 2105, 2º – Sala 2,  Porto
Hours: 19 h
Value: Suggested donation – 5€

More information:
Email: wildflower.pt@gmail.comWeb: sanghazenpt.wordpress.comzenscribe.ovh.orgcasadatorre.org

See also other events by: Amy Sensei


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