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October 26 @ 9:00 am - October 27 @ 3:00 pm
16922 Cabot Avenue
Introduction to Zen (Weekend Retreat)
Introduction to Zen: a weekend retreat for newcomers, October 26-27.
The Weekend Retreat will start with the Saturday morning workshop, 9-12 noon, will include zazen (meditation) instruction, an introduction to the story of Buddha and basic teachings, and some practice in sitting and walking meditation. Suggested donation $20, no minimum fee.
Whole weekend from Saturday 9 am to Sunday 3 pm, begins with the workshop and also includes four meals, an overnight, several periods of sitting and walking meditation, help with sitting comfortably, Dharma talks, discussion, introduction to chanting, and introduction to work as spiritual practice. Advance registration is required by October 20. Fee to cover expenses is $50 ($40 before October 15), plus a voluntary donation which supports the teaching.