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Winter Kyolche 2019

6th January 2019 at 6:30 pm to 31st March 2019 at 11:00 am

Join us, for Winter Kyol Che 2019, with a powerful intention to deeply examine who you are in the optimal retreat environment of Warsaw Zen Center in Poland.
You are warmly welcome to participate in all 3 months or week by week. You can enter Kyol Che each week on Sunday evening starting on January 6th.

We have over 30 years of experience in organizing intensive meditation retreats and Warsaw Zen Center is only 40 minutes ride from Chopin airport.

>>> Led by  Kwan Um School of Zen teachers.

>>> Runs from 06 January to 31 March 2019

>>> Dharma talks once a week and Kong-An interviews twice a week

>>> Enter Kyol Che each week on Sunday between 17:30 and 18:30 and exit on consecutive Sunday                before 15:00.




The following teachers will lead the retreat - TBA
**IMPORTANT! The teachers' schedule can be still subject to changes!
0106.01 – 13.01Arne Schaefer JDPSN
0213.01 – 20.01
0320.01 – 27.01Ji Kwang SSN
0427.01 – 03.02Koen Vermeulen JDPSN2nd entry on Friday, 1.02, 18:30
0503.02 – 10.02Gu Ja SSN
0610.02 – 17.02Gu Ja SSN
0717.02 – 24.02
0824.02 – 03.03Ja An JDPSN2nd entry on Friday, 1.03, 18:30
0903.03 – 10.03Dae Bong Sunim SSN
1010.03 – 17.03
1117.03 – 24.03Knud Rosenmayr JDPSN
1224.03 – 31.03Joeng Hye SSN2nd entry on Friday, 29.03, 18:30

31.03 Precepts Ceremony with Zen Master Jeong Hye



 Guest Teacher between 4th-10th March will be Zen Master Dae Bong Sunim from Musang Sa, Korea.

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Preliminary Kyol Che fees:                                 

Length of stayEuro
(Dharma Teachers/members/non-members)
(Dharma Teachers/members/non-members)
2 days40/45/55 €170/200/230 zł
1 week135/150/175 €550/600/700 zł
2 weeks240/275/325 €950/1100/1300 zł
3 weeks360/400/475 €1450/1600/1900 zł
4 weeks475/525/625 €1900/2100/2500 zł
Additional week120/130/160 €475/525/625 zł
12 weeks1320/1450/1760 €5250/5700/6900 zł


DHARMA TEACHER WANTED! 30% off   for more information read here.

We encourage everyone to participate in Kyol Che not only through sitting practice but also through the practice of Danaparamita and funding scholarships. Thanks to your donations other people can join Kyol Che at reduced costs. Each 20 euro you pay is a one-day scholarship for other participants. If you are facing financial challenges, contact us at kwanum108@gmail.com and if you would like to support our Kyol Che Discount Fund, here are the bank details. We also encourage you to pay more than the regular price. Thank you!

Students, retirees, temporarily unemployed seeking for work, disabled people and school children, if they are assisted by parents sitting the same retreat in a difficult financial situation and wishing to sit at least two weeks of retreat during Kyolche, can also apply for a scholarship funded by KUSZ/E Council. Please provide your Guiding Teacher’s recommendation to comms@kwanumeurope.org and if you are our School’s member you can receive up to 50% discount.

What to bring:

Please bring your sleeping bags, towels (you can rent them for an extra fee in Wu Bong Sa Temple) warm socks, which we use in the Dharma Room, loose trousers reaching your ankles for sitting meditation and personal medicine set in case you catch a cold. All participants are obliged to arrive with valid medical insurance.

We wish to draw your attention to the fact that we have three-second entries this Kyolche at the end of the weeks 4, 8 and 12 – for those of you who can come only for shorter periods. We would like to ensure everyone that Kyolche atmosphere will be focused and we ask for your help by not applying for other dates and hours than the listed above. The only exception could be your flight connection; in such a case, contact the Wu Bong Sa office before booking your flight to confirm. Also, if you need to arrive after 22:00 (lights out), we can assist you in finding a suitable hotel nearby. Thank you for your understanding.

Watch on YouTube invitation for Kyolche from Bon Shim SSN and TAKE A CHANCE!

Please make sure you read    The New Kyol Che Rules

Address: ul. Małowiejska 24, 04-962 Warszawa-Falenica, Poland. More info on how to get here on our webpage

For more information please contact:
Tel. +48(22) 872 05 52, +48 537845487, or email kwanum108@gmail.com.

Kyol Che poster

Renovation in Wubongsa 

Since 1978 we have organized hundreds of meditation sessions in Warsaw helping thousands of people to attain their true potential and help this world. For the upcoming Kyol Che we have just renovated the roof, the floor and the bathrooms. We now have one extra bathroom and a brand new attic dorm for you. The construction project will soon add three more rooms.

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Support WuBong Sa through crowdfunding campaign!


6th January 2019 at 6:30 pm
31st March 2019 at 11:00 am
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Wu Bong Sa, Warsaw
Małowiejska 24
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