Monday: 6-7:30AM, 6:30-8PM
(not held the last Sunday of each month)
An intensive period of time dedicated wholly to zen meditation and manual work. During retreats students reside at the Zen Center.
We have 3 types of retreats, Weekend, Working & Monastic: Descriptions follow.
WEEKEND: Friday 7pm - Sunday 12pm.
WORKING: Monday, 7pm - Friday, 6am
(With 2-hour meditation sessions both morning and evening. Participants can leave during the day to go to their jobs, or work at the Zen Center. Participants must attend all AM and PM meditations, and stay at the Zen Center at night.)
Monday October 19 - Friday October 23
$100; $50 non-refundable deposit due by Friday October 16.
MONASTIC: Dates vary
(Typically 5 days during which students live full-time at the Zen Center, observe silence and participate in 8-10 hours per day of meditation, broken up with manual work and formal, silent meals.)
December 26 - 31, 2015
July 13-17, 2016
Participation in monastic retreats must be approved by the Abbot. $50 non-refundable deposit due one week in advance.