We are pleased to invite you for the 12th week of our Summer Retreat Program 2019 at Bori Sa, Barcelona, Spain, led by Zen Master Bon Shim SSN.
Bori Sa is a mountain Zen Center located in the middle of nature, in the incredible Natural Park of the Alta Garrotxa in the Pyrenees, the ideal place for a retreat. All our meals are vegetarian, based on fresh, local, seasonal, organic produce (often from our own garden).
The retreat will run from 24 August (arrival on the 23rd at 08:00 p.m.) to 30 August 2019. Join us for together action practice, meditation, bowing, chanting, Kong-an interviews and walking in the wilderness.
31 August – 01 September – Sangha Weekend & Meeting of Members – a separate application will soon be available
Retreat price: 280€ / 230€ (KUSZ member) / 200€ (Bori Zen Center active member)
Download practical information, please read it carefully as it forms the basis of your participation in the retreat:
Please, register as soon as possible to facilitate the organization of transport and stay in Bori Sa.
The journey by car from the airport to Bori Sa (and vice versa) can take more than 3 hours. Please, at the time of booking the flight, try that the arrival to the airport is early (before 11: 00h) and that the return trip departs as late as possible (from 19:00 h.)
Upon return, if necessary, there is the option of staying overnight at the Bori Zen Center Barcelona until the next day (limited places, please contact by email with the center at firstname.lastname@example.org).
An attempt will be made to organize transportation in such a way that people arriving from outside will get to Bori Sa in the cars of the local Sangha.
If you come in groups of 4 or more people and there are not enough seats, it would be convenient to rent a car at the airport.
If there is no seat available in any car, part of the route must be done by bus. The Teisa bus station is located in Barcelona (map).
From Barcelona airport you can arrive by taxi (30m, € 25) or by public transport (Aerobús to Plaza Catalunya or train Rodalies R2N – Sant Celoni, 4 stops to Passeig de Gracia, € 4.20).
Each bus trip costs € 16.30, takes around 2h and has the following schedules:
- Departures from Barcelona: 09:30, 14:00, 17:00, 19:00
- Arrivals in Argelaguer: 11:13, 15:43, 18:43, 20:43
- Departures from Argelaguer: 07:51, 16:51, 18:51
- Arrivals in Barcelona: 09:55, 18:55, 20:55
(The deadline for registration is 7 days before retreat)
For further inquiries please contact the organizer.