Fri, Aug 25|
"Actualizing the Self" 7-Day Sesshin - Day 5 ONLY (ON SITE / No Overnight Stay)
Sesshin, literally “to touch the Mind,” is a period of time set aside for an intensive meditation retreat to let go of the conditioned self and resume our original nature. $85 day rate: Registration is for a day practice on site. 10-20% member discount. (Please log in to receive the discount.)
Time & Location
Aug 25, 5:00 AM – 9:00 PM PDT
Zendo, 6367 Sonoma Mountain Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95404, USA
About This Event
Sesshin, literally “to touch the Mind,” is a period of time set aside for an intensive meditation retreat to let go of the conditioned self and resume our original nature. This special time of practice will allow us to dive into the core of Zen training. A silent meditation intensive to still the mind from moment to moment, manifesting the realization of the Way; for beginners as well as experienced practitioners. A rigorous schedule that begins at 5:00 a.m. includes 11 periods of meditation, chanting, mindful work, and a Dharma Talk. Days end at 9pm.
Oryoki Instructions: Not available for day participants. If you are not familiar with oryoki meals, please follow along and do your best to keep up the pace with everyone.
7-Day Sesshin ON SITE (Day 5)