Beginners Day Retreat

September 5, 2020 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
8500 Northeast Siskiyou Street
Portland, OR 97220
Members $40 and $37.50 for non-members r

As of now this event is in person only.

This retreat is geared for beginners and provides an introduction to the practices at Dharma Rain Zen Center. The day consists of a gentle introduction to silent meditation, and communal work practice. There are opportunities for questions and answers as well as encouragement to investigate one’s own experience as the day unfolds.



8:30-9am Welcome and introductions
9-10 Zazen and kinhin
10-10:30am Morning service
10:30-11 Break and explanation
11-12pm Work practice
12-1:30pm Oryoki lunch and silent break
1:30-2:30pm Zazen
2:30-4pm Formal tea, mindfulness walk, Q&A
4-5 Zazen and retreat closing

Registration opens August 3

Registration for the Beginner's Day Retreat is now closed.

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