Zenkai – daylong zen meditation retreat
Dates for 2019:
February Sunday 03rd 9.30am to 3pm (Samford)
March Sunday 03rd 9.30am to 3pm (Spring Hill)
April Sunday 7th 9.30am to 3pm (Spring Hill)
May Sunday 5th 9.30am to 3pm (Samford)
June Sunday 16th 9.30am to 3pm (Spring Hill)
July Sunday 21st 9.30am to 3pm (Samford)
September Sunday 15th 9.30am to 3pm (Spring Hill)
Samford: Old Catholic Church Hall, Corner Samford Road and Camp Mountain Road, Samford Village
Spring Hill: Theosophical society Building, 355 Wickham Terrace, Spring Hill
Suggested cost contribution:
$30.00 per day or as one can afford.
Please bring your own lunch, a fridge is provided. Coffee and Tea is also available for anyone to use.
Please rsvp by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org
What to bring:
Please wear modest, loose fitting and plain dark coloured clothing if possible. Chairs, meditation stools and cushions are provided.
Please note that any event can be cancelled at short notice. Everyone registered will be notified in advance.
09.20 am Arrival for 9.30 sitting
09.30 am Zazen (meditation) (introduction to Zen for newcomers held separately).
09.55 am Kinhin (walking meditation)
10.00 am Zazen (meditation)
10.25 am Kinhin
10.30 am Teisho (dharma talk by teacher)
11.15 am Kinhin
11.20 am Zazen with dokusan (optional one-on-one interview with teacher)
11.45 am Kinhin
11.50 am Zazen with dokusan continues
12.00 pm Lunch (BYO)
01.00 pm Zazen (introduction to Zen continues for newcomers)
01.25 pm Kinhin
01.30 pm Zazen
01.55 pm Kinhin
02.00 pm Zazen with dokusan
02.25 pm Kinhin
02.30pm Zazen with dokusan continues
02.55pm Closing recitations and clean up