Sat, May 07|
'Entering the Gate' 1-Day Sitting (On Site)
This retreat is an introduction to Zen training and an opportunity for beginners and experienced sitters to plunge into the heart of Zen practice. RSVP and we will call or email to confirm accommodation details and complete your registration offline. $85/night & up. 10-20% discount for members.
Time & Location
May 07, 2022, 5:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Zendo, 6367 Sonoma Mountain Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95404, USA
About This Event
This retreat is an introduction to Zen training and an opportunity for beginners and experienced sitters to plunge into the heart of Zen practice. Retreatants will experience a moderate schedule of zazen (eight periods of sitting meditation), samu (work practice), oryoki (formal meals) and sutra chanting. Please wear warm, loose, and subdued clothing for zazen. Also, bring work clothes for outdoor work, sleeping bag, pillow, toiletries, flashlight, and a battery operated
This one day retreat includes a 6pm Friday evening dinner and overnight stay. Oryoki instructions will follow the evening dinner at 6:40pm. Check-in at 5:00pm on Friday, May 6, 2022.