Email: July 6

Roshi in Maine, July 7–14 Roshi will be away on vacation for all of next week. Dokusan will resume on Monday, July 16. Finding Your Seat Resumes, July 7-28 Trying to establish a daily practice? Have questions about posture or zendo protocol, but can’t make it here during the work week? We are here to…

Sangha Dinner

We aim for a Sangha Dinner every three months and the next is planned for July 13. We’ll start cooking at 4:30 pm and begin eating around 5:45 pm. Participants may arrive any time before 5:45 pm to help cook or just to eat. After dinner we’ll clean up the kitchen. If you plan on attending, please email Devin Wiesner…

September Two-Day Sesshin

Sesshins are Zen meditation retreats held in strict silence with about 10 hours a day of formal zazen.  The Center schedules two of these relatively short sesshins each year, one in September and the other in February or March.  They’re led by one of Roshi’s senior students (Eryl Kubicka for this one) and, for those…

Email: June 26

Ralph Chapin Memorial Work Retreat! The work retreat gets underway tonight, Tuesday, June 26, at 7:00. Please note that unlike before sesshin, there’s no dinner put out before the start; the kitchen will be too busy getting everything ready. We end on Saturday, June 30, with a special lunch at 1:00 p.m. It’s never too…

Email: June 21

All-day Sitting this Sunday, June 24 Each month we look to schedule a day of extended sitting, and for this June, it’s this coming Sunday. Come if you can for any block of sitting or for all of them! For a bit more information on the website, look here. 6:15 am                 Zazen 7:30                       Breakfast (Center…