The Village Zendo’s monthly one-day retreat (zazenkai) is a great way to experience a short, intensive meditation retreat right here in the city. People are welcome to come for the entire day or any portion of it.
A wholesome vegetarian lunch is served in a formal temple style. Vegan choices are often available. If you have any serious food allergies please email the registrar.
Instruction is available for those who are unfamiliar with Zen rituals and procedures. If you need instruction please email the registrar.
For questions, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
• Please arrive before 8:00 am so there is time to settle in.
• Pre-registration required
8:50 Verse of the Kesa, Kinhin
10:30 Dharma Talk by Ryotan Sensei
12:00 Oryoki Lunch
12:45 Clean Up, Silent Rest
2:40 Slow Kinhin
3:25 Service (Heart Sutra, Sho Sai Myo Kichijo Dharani, Enmei Jukku Kannon Gyo)
4:25 Open Sozan