The Irish Sangha Trust (IST) was established in 2011 to support and foster teaching and meditation practice in the Theravada Buddhist tradition in Ireland. The Irish Sangha Trust is non-profit Buddhist organization, entirely dependent on the generosity of the public for voluntary donations.

Our annual schedule includes regular workshops, retreats and meditation sittings. Events are open to everyone from beginners to experienced practitioners. We welcome you to join our spiritual friends network and experience the profound benefits of meditation practice.

Zoom memorial service in solidarity and remembrance of the deceased of Covid-19 led by Sr Jinho

Every Sunday, 10-11 AM GMT, from April 5th until April 26th, 2020

Zoom memorial service in solidarity and remembrance of the deceased of Covid-19, led by Sr Jinho, Buddhist Chaplain

Sr Jinho will facilitate a service to hold space in our heart to witness the trauma, grief and loss unfolding across the world during these difficult times.

She would like us to gather in this weekly ceremony to hold in our heart those suffering and those deceased during the Covid- 19 pandemic.

Sr Jinho’s intention is that the spiritual group will also offer loving intentions of healing and hope to those who are currently ill in hospitals, care homes, refugee camps or in isolation anywhere around the world.


  • Silent reflection
  • Mantra/Hymns
  • Poetry & reflection (We invite articipants to prepare a poetry to read if they wish.)

When: Weekly Sunday 10:00 - 11:00 AM GMT, from April 5th until April 26th, 2020

To join the service, please use the following link:

*The gathering is open to all faith or non-religious & all nationalities.


Sister Jinho

Ven. Jinho took ordination in the Chinese Chan (Zen) tradition with Master Sheng Yen in 2000, training intensively in the Dharma Drum Mountain Monastery in Taiwan for six years. Meanwhile, she studied at the Dharma Drum Buddhist University for four years. She works with young adults for their spiritual requests and serve as a Buddhist Chaplain at the Multifaith Chaplaincy Centre of the University of Bristol. She teaches in England, Ireland, Germany, Russia, China and Taiwan.














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