The London Zen Centre
Practice at London Zen Centre
The London Zen Centre is the home of the Kwan Um School of Zen in London and the head temple of the school in Great Britain. Members and visitors are welcome to attend any of the meditation practice sessions at the centre. Please contact the guiding teacher, Ja An JDPSN, in advance (via the form below or email/phone, see below for details) if you are attending practice or a retreat for the first time. Kong-an (Jap. koan) interviews take place most Sundays at the midday practice.
There is an opportunity for the residential training at Zen Centre please contact with Bogumila Malinowska JPSN(Ja An) about that
Our guiding teacher is Dharma Master Ja An, who lives at the London Zen Centre. She received inka, the seal of teaching authority in Zen, from Zen Master Wu Bong at the Warsaw Zen Centre on 19th September 2009.
Please always contact the guiding teacher Ja An Ji Do Pop Sanim before your visit to the London Zen Centre via phone, email or the form below.
Phone: (+44)7742 979 050 (daytime, mobile phone).
Email: Please contact her -send email to email@example.com
Please discuss subscription, donation and other financial issues with financial director James :haruwanwan.gmail.com
How to get to The London Zen Centre
Donations and membership
Ja An JDPSN -Dharma Master Bogumila Malinowska
Dharma Master Bogumila Malinowska(Ja An Ji Do Pop Sanim) is an Guiding Teacher of the Kwan Um School of Zen in London. She teaches in UK and abroad.She met Zen Master Seung Sahn in 1981 in Poland.In 1988 she went for 100 days solo retreat.She was leading zen groups in Pila and Poznan while she was living in Poland since 1985-2003
She was born in North-west Poland. She is also a licensed counsellor/psychotherapist in private practice in North London registered at British Association of Counsellor and Psychotherapists (BACP).She has MA teaching degree.After postgraduate teacher training she was working professionally as a teacher at High School in North Poland and then as an youth centre's manager.
She works for multi faith :The Faith & Belief Forum,organisation dedicated to diversity in UK as a volunteer speaker.
In 2005, she established London Zen Centre two years after moving to UK with the spiritual support of Zen Master Wu Bong.She received inka (authority to teach koans and lead retreats ) from Zen Master Wu Bong in September 2009 at the Warsaw Zen Centre(Wu Bong Sa).She works in the EKUSZ's council .She is also a teacher at KUSZ online sangha since January 2018.
07742 979 050 (daytime, mobile phone).