Dear members and friends,
We are pleased to invite you to the Summer Kyol Che 2016 at Wu Bong Sa temple, Warsaw Zen Center, led by teachers of the Kwan Um School of Zen.
– It will run from the 14th of August until the 2nd of September 2016.
– There will be a Dharma talk once a week and Kongan interviews twice a week.
– You can enter the Kyol Che each week on Sundays between 17:30 and 18:00 and exit on consecutive Sundays.
Please make sure you read the Kyolche rules attached here
The following teachers will lead the retreat:
Week 1, August 14 – August 20: Arne Schaefer JDPSN
Week 2, August 21 – August 27: Zen Master Bon Shim
Week 3, August 28 – September 2: Zen Master Joeng Hye (Andrzej Piotrowski)
September 3 – September 4: Sangha Weekend and Meeting of Members
Sangha Weekend : September 3rd – 4th:
– Sangha Weekend and Meeting of Members
– Sangha party with performances, dancing and your ideas.
For more information please contact:
Tel. +48(22) 872 0652, +48 534845487, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Address: ul. Małowiejska 24, 04-962 Warszawa-Falenica, Poland.
PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU DO YOUR BEST TO ARRIVE ON THE SPECIFIED DATES, EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE ONLY FOR THOSE WHO ARRIVE EARLIER OR LATE DUE TO FLIGHT/TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS.
Please arrive between 17:30 and 18:00 and bring your sleeping bags, towels, warm socks, which we use in the Dharma Room and loose trausers for sitting.
THE DIRECTIONS HOW TO GET TO WARSAW ZEN CENTER WU BONG SA HAVE CHANGED
Where are we?
Our Head Temple is located in the south-eastern part of Warsaw in a district called Falenica, 24 Małowiejska street.
How to get there?
From Chopin airport
Take bus number 175 in the direction of Plac Piłsudskiego from the airport to bus stop
Centrum and after asking for directions and walking for couple of minutes find the bus stop next to the hotel Marriott. Take bus number 521 in the direction of Falenica and Ochocza. Get off at the stop called PKP Falenica (not: Falenica as it was before) after 40 minutes – 1 hour ride.
From Modlin airport
There are various means of transportation from the airport to the city center, but we
recommend 40 minutes long ride by Modlin bus (click for details)
You should take off at the Palac Kultury i Nauki station and after asking for directions and walking for couple of minutes find the bus stop next to the hotel Marriott. Take bus number 521 in the direction of Falenica and Ochocza. Get off at the stop called PKP Falenica (not: Falenica as it was before) after 40 minutes – 1 hour ride.
From the railway station Warsaw Central
The bus stop in the direction to Falenica is located next to the railway station Warszawa Centralna next to the hotel Marriott. Take bus number 521 to Falenica and Ochocza. A bus ticket costs 4.40 PLN and can be bought in any kiosk and inside the bus. Punch your ticket immediately after you get on the bus. Get off at the stop called PKP Falenica (not: Falenica as it was before) after 40 minutes – 1 hour ride. The bus station is in the center of the main road Patriotów. Other option is the train, which you can take from the railway station Warszawa-Srodmiescie, 5 min walk from Warszawa Centralna to the East. Take the train S1 in the direction of Otwock to station Warszawa-Falenica. The ride will last about 35 minutes. The train station is in the center of the main road Patriotów.
From the bus/train station in Falenica to the Zen Center
Walk couple of hundred of meters back on Patriotów Street in the direction from which your bus or train came from using the side of road without railway tracks (check on the map below where is the right Patriotów Street, because there are two of them). Then turn left where you see the sign Malowiejska. Walk on Malowiejska all the way down past the factory (about 5 – 10 minutes, 700m). When you reach the forest, the last two houses before the forest on your left are the Zen center; there is a sign on the gate. The walk will take you about 15 minutes.
Taxi: You can also order a GLOB taxi at +48 666 00 96 68. The ride should not cost more than 100-120 PLN from Chopin airport, 140-200 PLN from Modlin airport and 50-70zł from the train Station. Please ask the driver about the price before the ride.
GPS Coordinates: 52.162429, 21.19724