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Zazenkai: Full-day Retreat With Dharma Talk by Kaku Hoshi

Village Zendo
Event organized by Village Zendo

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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.

Early Bird (Register by April 10)

Non-member: $55
Member: $30
After April 10

Non-member: $70
Member: $45
For questions, please contact: registrar@villagezendo.org

• Please arrive at by 8:00 am so there is time to settle in.
• Pre-registration required: https://villagezendo.org/civicrm/?page=CiviCRM&q=civicrm/event/register&reset=1&id=52


8:15 Zazen
8:50 Verse of the Kesa, Kinhin
9:05 Zazen
9:40 Kinhin
9:50 Zazen
10:20 Kinhin
10:30 Dharma Talk by Kaku Hoshi
11:05 Kinhin
11:20 Zazen
11:50 Kinhin
12:00 Oryoki Lunch

12:45 Clean Up, Silent Rest

1:30 Zazen
2:00 Kinhin
2:10 Zazen
2:40 Slow Kinhin
2:55 Zazen
3:25 Service (Heart Sutra, Sho Sai Myo Kichijo Dharani, Enmei Jukku Kannon Gyo)
3:45 Zazen
4:15 Kinhin
4:25 Open Sozan