Meditation Retreat

Zen Practice-at-home intensive with Jack Duffy (September 5-12, 2020)

Posted by on Aug 10, 2020 in Beginner Zen Meditation, Meditation Retreat, Practice Opportunity, Zen Talks | Comments Off on Zen Practice-at-home intensive with Jack Duffy (September 5-12, 2020)

Registration is now available for the Zen Practice-at-home intensive with Jack Duffy. Dates: From 5:30pm Saturday September 5, 2020 through 1:15pm Saturday September 12, 2020 Register

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Zenkai By Zoom: Three-Day Zen Retreat with Jack Duffy (August 7-9, 2020)

Posted by on Jul 14, 2020 in Beginner Zen Meditation, Meditation Retreat | Comments Off on Zenkai By Zoom: Three-Day Zen Retreat with Jack Duffy (August 7-9, 2020)

We will have an intensive retreat with Jack, Madelon, and Lee August 7-9, 2020. The detailed schedule is below. Here is an overall summary of the 3 days: SCHEDULE Specifics to be included soon. Friday — 6:45pm-9:45pm Saturday — 8:15am-12:30pm 2:30-5:00 & 7:00-9:30pm Sunday — 8:15am-12:30pm & 2:30-5 pm The intensive weekend Zoom retreat will begin Friday at 6:45 PM with gathering for a short introduction to the form with Zoom, and zazen at 7:00 PM. The full schedule is included at the bottom of this page. For a zoom link, email: There is no better time for focused practice than this!...

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Separate and Not Separate Are Consistent – Leland Shields, May 10, 2020, Zoom Zenkai

Posted by on May 29, 2020 in Meditation Retreat, Zen Talks | Comments Off on Separate and Not Separate Are Consistent – Leland Shields, May 10, 2020, Zoom Zenkai

In the apparent but misleading dichotomy of practice, there is one breath, all else falling away. Yet in one breath, there is context – fast, chest heaving after running for a bus; ragged, with congestion; tortured, when in respiratory distress. Each is one breath. We cannot deny this breath, that is only obscured by our descriptions. In these days, we cannot deny this breath is connected to all things, through the illness of exposure, or through the health arising from our shared care through isolation and hygiene. I am not the first to observe that the contagion of pandemic baldly exposes...

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Zenkai (June 14, 2020) with Madelon Bolling

Posted by on May 29, 2020 in Meditation Retreat | Comments Off on Zenkai (June 14, 2020) with Madelon Bolling

TTS will hold the June 14, 2020 Zenkai remotely (by Zoom). If you are able, please join all or part of this opportunity for intensive practice with others. 8:15     Samu – cleaning your space or home 8:45     Gathering on Zoom 8:55     Be seated 9:00     (5 Remembrances), Zazen, Kinhin 10:00     (Dai-O Kokushi) Dharma talk (Shiku Seigan Mon)* 10: 40    Zazen, Kinhin (11:15    Interviews available) 12:00     (audio and video on) Break to get food   12:10    Informal Zoom lunch together (Meal chants before & after) 12:45     Clean up   1:10      Be seated 1:15     Zazen, Kinhin...

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Zenkai By Zoom: Three-Day Zen Retreat with Jack Duffy (July 10-12, 2020)

Posted by on May 1, 2020 in Beginner Zen Meditation, Meditation Retreat | Comments Off on Zenkai By Zoom: Three-Day Zen Retreat with Jack Duffy (July 10-12, 2020)

We will have an intensive retreat with Jack, Madelon, and Lee July 10-12, 2020. The detailed schedule is below. Here is an overall summary of the 3 days: SCHEDULE Specifics to be included soon. Friday — 6:45pm-9:45pm Saturday — 8:15am-12:30pm 2:30-5:00 & 7:00-9:30pm Sunday — 8:15am-12:30pm & 2:30-5 pm The intensive weekend Zoom retreat will begin Friday at 6:45 PM with gathering for a short introduction to the form with Zoom, and zazen at 7:00 PM. The full schedule is included at the bottom of this page. For a zoom link, email: There is no better time for focused practice than this!...

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Zenkai (May 10, 2020) with Leland Shields

Posted by on Mar 1, 2020 in Beginner Zen Meditation, Meditation Retreat | Comments Off on Zenkai (May 10, 2020) with Leland Shields

TTS will hold the May 10, 2020 Zenkai remotely (by Zoom). If you are able, please join all or part of this opportunity for intensive practice with others. The format similar to Windblown Plum intensive, but with this schedule: 8:15     Samu – cleaning your space or home8:45     Gathering on Zoom 9:00     5 Remembrances, Zazen, Kinhin 10:00   Talk by Lee 10: 40 (approx.) Zazen, Kinhin 11:15    Interviews available 12:00  Mics and video on. Break to get food 12:10   Informal Zoom lunch together with mics and video on 12:45   Clean up, be in seat by 12:55 (just like regular zenkai) 1:00    ...

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