To study the Buddha way is to study the self.
To study the self is to forget the self.
To forget the self is to be enlightened by all things.
~Dogen Zenji

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Friday, Feb 19th - Sunday, Feb 21st

Sesshin is a Japanese term that translates literally "to unify the mind." This is a concentrated practice retreat ... which includes meditation, working together, chanting and walking. Teachers are available for face-to-face instruction and koan practice throughout the day.

Registration & Information: To sign up for all or some of the schedule please email Kozan:

For scholarship information contact: Ryan Ando Lennon:

Please check the Sesshin Schedule, if you are not participating formally, you are still welcome to join us anytime.

For more information and Sesshin guidelines visit our Sesshin Information page.

Sesshin Housing Meals
Members $15 per day $15 per day When provided
$5 per meal
Non-Members $25 per day $30 per day
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The suggested membership fee is $50.00 per month,
however you can contribute as much as your situation allows.
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