Zazenkai (1-day meditation retreat)

Join us for a full day of zazen (sitting) and kinhin (walking meditation), Dharma talks, a brief Buddhist service and dokusan (interviews with one of our teachers). Here is the schedule... come for the whole day or any part you can:

8:00am Zazen
8:30am Kinhin
8:40am Zazen
9:10am Kinhin
9:20am Tea
9:40am Break
10:00am Zazen
10:30am Kinhin
10:40am Zazen
11:10am Kinhin
11:20am Dharma Talk
11:50am Service
12:10pm Lunch
(Lunch will not be provided this time. Please bring a vegetarian lunch for yourself.)
12:40pm Break
1:10pm Work period
1:40pm End of work period
2:00pm Zazen
2:30pm Kinhin
2:40pm Zazen
3:10pm Kinhin
3:20pm Tea
3:40pm Break
4:00pm Zazen
4:30pm Kinhin
4:40pm Discussion
~ 5:00pm End

If you cannot make the entire day, you are welcome to join in for those portions of the day that you can.

Suggested donation for the day or any part of the day (to help pay for incense, supplies, utilities, tea, and refreshments) $15/member and $25/non-member. You can bring a check (made payable to Beginner's Mind Zen Center) or cash: put it in an envelope marked with your name and "Zazenkai" and place the envelope in the box outside the zendo entrance; or use the Donate link on, choose "Custom amount" and include a note about the donation's purpose in the "Add special instructions to the seller" option as you are completing the PayPal payment.

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  • Dylan G.

    Hope to come after work for part of the day

    November 7, 2013

  • Matt

    We need an additional monitor to assist Peter and Jane by preparing and retrieving students for private interviews. Please let me know if you're available: [masked]. I will provide detailed guidelines for the process.
    Thank you,

    November 4, 2013

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