Affiliate of the
Silent Thunder Order
 STOrder.org

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RETREAT SCHEDULE
Detailed Informatin about our longer retreats can be found in our Retreat Calendar.


PRACTICE SCHEDULE

 
INTRODUCTION to ZEN MEDITATION
Orientation and instruction: Wednesday evenings 7:30-9:00 pm




EVERY MORNING
6:00-6:55 am - (2) 25-min meditation sessions with 5-min walking (kinhin
6:55-7:05 am - SOTO SUTRA SERVICE  Chanting of Repentances, Refuges and feature chant from Home Practice manual
7:05-7:30 am - (1) 25-min meditation session

WEEKDAY EVENINGS

MONDAY
7:30-9:00 pm  (2) 25-min sessions with 5-min walking (kinhin) followed by Book Discussion

TUESDAY

7:30-9:00 pm  25-min session Zazen followed by Dharma Discussion with Sensei exploring selected Dharma Study topics. Click HERE for current topic. This is a Skype conferance based here at ASZC which includes members from our affiliate centers throughout the US and Canada.

WEDNESDAY
7:30-9:00 pm INTRODUCTION to ZEN MEDITATION
Orientation and Instructions including 15-20 min meditation sessions with 5-min walking (kinhin)

WEEKEND MORNINGS

SATURDAY
by Appointment / Announcement


SUNDAY

Soto Zen Service from 9:00-12:00 noon

9:00-10:30am -  SITTING MEDITATION (zazen)
                                       (3) 25-min sessions with 5-min walking (kinhin

                                       PRIVATE INTERVIEW (dokusan - brief practice discussion with Roshi)


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

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

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