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Lecture: Lesley Downer – The New Japan and the Last Samurai

Monday 18 June 2012 at 6.45pm 

The Oriental Club Stratford House 11 Stratford Place London W1C 1ES

Free – booking recommended

A pay bar is available before the lecture Please note: Oriental Club rules require gentlemen to wear jacket and tie Read more…

Lecture: Zen – Its Practice and Philosophy for Everyday Life

April 23, 2012 3 comments

26 April 2012, 6:45pm

The Oriental Club, Stratford House, 11 Stratford Place, London W1C 1ES

In this talk, the Reverend Sokun Tsushimoto, a Zen master of the Rinzai School and qualified medical doctor, will provide insight into the essence of Zen, its traditional practices and discipline. He will also discuss his role as both clinician and priest in the context of birth, aging, sickness and death.

Zen is one of the main schools of Buddhism and originally came to Japan from China in the 13th century. Over time, a Read more…