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PRACTICE SCHEDULE

NEWCOMER orientation and instruction
Wednesday evenings 7:30pm; Sunday mornings 9:00am


  • Retreat Schedule for dates and details of longer retreats
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  • WEEKEND MORNINGS
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  • SATURDAY: by Appointment / Announcement

  • SUNDAY: 9:00 am-12:00 Noon:


    09:00-10:30
     
    SITTING MEDITATION (zazen
    (3) 25-min sessions with 5-min walking (kinhin

    PRIVATE INTERVIEW (dokusan - brief practice discussion with Roshi)


    09:00-10:00 NEWCOMER INSTRUCTIONS
    Orientation and Q&A before entering meditation hall (zendo)

    10:30-10:45 SOTO SUTRA SERVICE
    Reciting Repentances, Refuges and Heart Sutra
    Announcements of coming events, tea preparation, bio break

    11:00-12:00 DHARMA DIALOG
    Teaching by Roshi assisted by senior Disciple or Priest, or Guest Teacher

    12:00-12:30 WORK (shoji) and cleaning (samu) taking care of the practice place


    WEEKDAY MORNINGS

    MONDAY THRU FRIDAY
    06:30-07:30 (3) 25-min sessions with 5-min walking (kinhin

    07:30-07:45 SOTO SUTRA SERVICE
    Chanting of Repentances, Refuges and feature chant from Home Practice manual

    WEEKDAY EVENINGS

    MONDAY
    07:30-09:30 (1-2) 25-min sessions with 5-min walking (kinhin) and DHARMA STUDY 
    CLOSING SERVICE

    TUESDAY
    07:30-09:30 (1-2) 25-min sessions with 5-min walking (kinhin) and WRITING WORKSHOP 
    CLOSING SERVICE

    WEDNESDAY
    07:30-09:30 (1-2) 15-min sessions with 5-min walking (kinhin) and NEWCOMER WORKSHOP 
    CLOSING SERVICE

    THURSDAY & FRIDAY
    By Appointment / Announcement only: Weekend and Week-Long Retreats