The main meditation hall (zendo) features 53 windows, removable dividers, and an ingenious ventilation system that takes full advantage of the fresh country air. It seats 64 and includes a carpeted perimeter for walking meditation. The meditation hall without dividers The Courtyard features two lotus-themed sculptures, one convex and the other concave. Enclosed by a covered walkway with benches, it is an inviting space for sitting and walking meditation practice. The Retreat Center’s main entrance foyer includes a view of the Courtyard and an adjacent space to store coats and shoes. This hallway leads to the meditation hall (zendo) and includes a large, wooden double door that opens out onto the Courtyard. The calligraphic circle (enso), as seen in the door’s motif and the tapestry displayed at the end of the hallway, is a symbol of the interconnectedness of all life. The spacious, light-filled dining room includes nine cherry tables that can be configured in a variety of ways, and is serviced by a large commercial kitchen. It also includes a view of the Courtyard. The lounge, also known as the Piano Room, includes a baby grand piano and provides a comfortable gathering place for meetings, relaxation, or meditation. Bedrooms/dormitories of various sizes are available and sleep as many as 54 people in single, double, triple, and quad rooms. Bathrooms are shared. The large exercise room was designed specifically for yoga with a resilient wooden floor that can be heated in colder weather. It may also be used as a meditation space or a meeting room. This view of the Retreat Center building in winter shows the layout of the facility. The section on the left is the meditation hall (zendo). The building has wifi throughout, and is wheelchair-accessible.