Zen Center of Portland

2520 NW Upshur, Portland, Oregon 97210

 

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Retreat Information

The retreat dates for 2015 are as follows:

  • January 29 - Feb 1 (3 day)retreat at ZCP
  • April 28 - May 3  (5 day) retreat at ZCP
  • July 30 - Aug 2 (3 day) retreat at ZCP
  • Oct 20 - 25  (5 day) retreat at ZCP

We will also have our “Intensive” Community Practice in the month of April (March 31 – May 3) ending in the 5-day retreat, April 28 - May 3

Please download and complete our retreat Registration form and email it to us,
so we'll know in advance how much food to prepare.

Retreat Fees

Full time participants:

     3 day retreat: $75.00

     5 day retreat: $125.00

If you feel you can not afford some or all of the retreat fee please contact the retreat coordinator
(Pat Norris, geshin@hevanet.com) and/or download and fill out the Retreat Scholarship Application Form
and email it to the coordinator.

 

Part time participants

     Donation of $5 to $10 per sitting block is suggested

 

Retreat fees cover expenses but do not include donations to the teacher, which can be made
separately during the retreat.

Retreat Schedule

5:20 am Wake-up
5:55 amAltar Rice Offering
6:00 amDawn sitting block
8:00 amService
8:15 amBreakfast
8:45 amWork Practice Begins
10:00 am Work Practice Ends
10:15 am Morning Sitting block
11:00 am Practice Talk
1:05 pmBowing Practice
1:15 pmLunch
1:45 pmBreak
3:00 pmAfternoon Sitting block
5:50 pmReading
6:00 pmEvening Meal
7:15 pmEvening Sitting block
9:20 pmPractice Principles
10:00 pmLights Out
First Day: Starts at 7:30 pm and ends at 9:30 pm
Last Day: Same as regular schedule until 11:45 am when we end.