Weekend Retreat Schedule

Day Begin End Description Notes
Friday 4:00 PM 6:00 PM Arrival introductions, instructions
6:00 PM 6:30 PM Prepare dinner
6:30 PM 7:30 PM Dinner
7:30 PM 8:00 PM Break
8:00 PM 8:10 PM Opening ceremony nine prostrations
8:10 PM 8:50 PM Zazen
8:50 PM 9:00 PM Kinhin
9:00 PM 9:40 PM Zazen
9:40 PM 9:50 PM Kinhin
Saturday 6:30 AM 8:00 AM Zazen at your own pace, in your room or meditation hall
8:00 AM 9:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM 9:20 AM Short break
9:20 AM 10:00 AM Zazen
10:00 AM 10:10 AM Kinhin
10:10 AM 10:50 AM Zazen
10:50 AM 11:00 AM Kinhin
11:00 AM 11:40 AM Zazen
11:40 AM 11:50 AM Kinhin
11:50 AM 12:30 PM Prepare lunch
12:30 PM 1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM 1:50 PM Chant Heart Sutra
1:50 PM 2:30 PM Zazen
2:30 PM 2:40 PM Kinhin
2:40 PM 3:20 PM Zazen
3:20 PM 3:30 PM Kinhin
3:30 PM 4:00 PM Dharma talk
4:00 PM 5:30 PM Work period
5:30 PM 6:00 PM Prepare dinner
6:00 PM 7:00 PM Dinner
7:00 PM 9:00 PM Campfire and poetry weather permitting
9:00 PM 9:40 PM Zazen
9:40 PM 9:50 PM Kinhin
Sunday 6:30 AM 8:00 AM Zazen at your own pace, in your room or meditation hall
8:00 AM 9:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM 9:20 AM Short break
9:20 AM 10:00 AM Zazen
10:00 AM 10:10 AM Kinhin
10:10 AM 10:50 AM Zazen
10:50 AM 11:00 AM Kinhin
11:00 AM 11:40 AM Zazen
11:40 AM 11:50 AM Kinhin
11:50 AM 12:30 PM Prepare lunch
12:30 PM 1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM 2:10 PM Zazen
2:10 PM 2:20 PM Kinhin
2:20 PM 2:30 PM Closing ceremony
2:30 PM 3:10 PM Zazen
3:10 PM 3:20 PM Kinhin
3:20 PM 4:00 PM Goodbyes and cleanup