Norwich Zen Buddhist Priory is a temple of the Order of Buddhist Contemplatives, in  the Serene Reflection Meditation (Soto Zen) tradition of Buddhism.

Zen meditation and Buddhist practice in Norwich

Soto Zen emphasises meditation as the basis for being still within the events of life and experiencing things as they are.

You are very welcome to come along and learn how to practise within our tradition – we have events for newcomers.


Meditation Evenings on Thursdays

From 9th March, there will be Meditation Evenings at the Priory each Thursday, from 7.30pm to 9.00pm. The schedule will be: Evening Service, two meditation periods (30 minutes each), with walking meditation between, and Vespers. It is fine to come along for just the first meditation period.

Day Retreat in Wymondham

On Saturday 22nd April, we’ll be having our annual Wymondham Day Retreat at the Fairland Church Centre, from 10.30am to 4.00pm. More information can be found here.