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Weekly Zazen at Dharma Gate

Wednesday evenings 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Friday mornings 6:30am – 7:30 am followed by breakfast. On the first Fridays of each month, there is a discussion of specifically practice-related topics.

Zazenkais and Sesshins

March 8 – 9 Garden Zazenkai
Saturday 8:30am – 5:00pm
Sunday 8:30am – 5:00pm

April 5 – 12 Sesshin at Mountain Lamp

May 4 Beginner’s Zazenkai (Lee and Madelon)
9:00am – 12:00pm (BYO lunch)
1:30pm – 3:00pm
(This has been moved from our regular Sunday which was Mother’s Day. We still need to confirm with MCPS.)

June 8 Zazenkai (Madelon)
8:00am – 12:00pm (BYO lunch)
1:30pm – 3:00pm

August 9 – 10 Zazenkai (Jack Duffy Rōshi)
Saturday 9:00am – 4:30pm
Sunday 6:00 am – 1:30pm

September 20 – 27 Sesshin at Mountain Lamp

October 12 Zazenkai (Lee)
Sunday 9:00-12:00, break for informal lunch, zazen 1:30-3:00

November 9 Zazenkai – Beginner’s Mind: For beginners new and old (Lee and Madelon)
9:00am – 12:00pm (BYO lunch)
1:30pm – 3:00pm

December 13 Holiday Social Potluck
6:00pm, Details in email & available by request

December 14 Zazenkai (Madelon)
Sunday 9:00-12:00, break for lunch (please bring your own), zazen 1:30-3:00
Board Meeting

December 19 Solstice celebration at morning sitting
Friday 6:25am
Please bring a reading to share; flashlights & candles will be provided




January 10-11, Zazenkai, with Jack Duffy, Rōshi
Saturday 1/10 9:00am-4:30pm
Sunday 1/11 6:00am-1:30pm

February 14-15 Zaznekai, with Jack Duffy, Rōshi

March 8 Garden Zenkai

March 28- April 4 Branching Moon sesshin with Jack Duffy, Rōshi

April 12 Zazenkai, with Madelon Bolling

May 10 Zazenkai, with Lee Shields

June 14 Zazenkai, with Madelon Bolling

July Ancient Bones, retreat at Mountain Lamp

July 12 Zazenkai, with Madelon Bolling

August 8-9 Zazenkai, with Jack Duffy, Rōshi

September 13 Zazenkai, with Madelon Bolling

September 19-26 Broken Raven sesshin

October 11 Zazenkai with Lee Shields

November 8 Zazenkai, with Lee Shields and Madelon Bolling

December 12-13 Zazenkai, with Jack Duffy, Rōshi




Mountain Lamp Community, in Deming, WA

See their daily schedule, and contact them to make arrangements.

Mindfulness Community of Puget Sound

MCPS is the group with whom Three Treasures shares the Seattle Practice Center and is led by Dharmacharya Eileen Kiera, Jack Duffy Rōshi’s partner.  You can see their practice schedule here.


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