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
2:30-4pm Formal tea, mindfulness walk, Q&A
4-5 Zazen and retreat closing
Registration opens August 3