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Sesshin-Retreat

Sesshin is a multiple day meditation retreat which allows a deepening meditation.  
Partial participation in Shao Shan Temple sesshins is possible.  

If you have never attended a meditation program at Shao Shan Temple before, please contact us prior to the beginning of sesshin to arrange for a first time visit.

Sesshins, and all Shao Shan Temple programs, are by donation.


The next Sesshin is February 16-18.

February 16th -18th  Sesshin

Feb. 16th                Friday

6:30 pm                               – Entrance Ceremony

7:00pm – 8:30 pm           - Zazen & Kinhin

 

 

Feb. 17th               Saturday

5:30am – 7:00am            - Zazen & Kinhin

7:00am- 8:00am              - Morning Service ; Breakfast

8:00am – 8:50am            - Study Group (or individual zazen/kinhin)

9:00am – 9:40pm            - Zazen

9:40am – 10:30am          - break

10:30am – 12:30pm       - Zazen & Kinhin

12:30pm                             - Lunch & Food Offering Walk(optional)

2:00pm – 5:00pm            - Zazen & Kinhin

5:00pm                                - Supper

7:00pm – 8:30 pm           - Zazen & Kinhin

 

 

Feb. 18th             Sunday   (Zazenkai)

5:30am – 7:00am            - Zazen & Kinhin

7:00am                                 - 3bows; Breakfast

 

9:30am                                - Zazenkai Opening Service

10:00am – 12:30pm       - Zazen & Kinhin

12:30pm                             - Lunch & Food Offering Walk(optional)

2:00pm – 2:20pm            - Dharma Talk

2:20pm – 4:00pm            -  Zazen & Kinhin

4:00pm                                - Closing Ceremony

4:15pm                                -  Informal Tea