Meditation Retreat

Two-Day Zen Retreat with Jack Duffy (August 12-13, 2017)

Posted by on Jun 20, 2017 in Meditation Retreat | Comments Off on Two-Day Zen Retreat with Jack Duffy (August 12-13, 2017)

Three Treasures Sangha is hosting a two-day retreat with Jack Duffy Roshi at Dharma Gate zendo on August 12-13. Jack Duffy will give a talk each day and hold dokusan (practice-related interviews). Everyone is welcome even if you haven’t attended a Three Treasures Sangha retreat. If you’re looking for other opportunities to sit Zen with Three Treasures, check out our Calendar. For more information about this or other retreats, contact ttssangha@gmail.com. SCHEDULE Saturday, August 13th 8:15am — Work period 9:00am — Chanting 9:30am — Zazen...

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In-City Supported Personal Retreat (July 7 – 9, 2017)

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in Meditation Retreat | Comments Off on In-City Supported Personal Retreat (July 7 – 9, 2017)

With Madelon Bolling and Lee Shields Many of us have regimented lives, with infrequent opportunities to ask, with an open mind, how we might deepen practice. Traditionally, Zen training included disciplined training periods alternating with periods of greater free time or travel, even as the spirit and dedication of practice continued. A personal retreats has potential for profound richness in its time, and taken home thereafter. A personal retreat has its own challenge of practice – with a release of aspects of form, how do you express your practice now? Separate from good and bad student,...

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Zenkai May 14th, 2017 with Lee Shields

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In the talk, Lee will look at the koan, “Tung Shan’s No Cold or Heat,” and how our practice addresses suffering as it shows up in our lives and relationships. Beginners who are interested in Zen and experienced Zen students are welcome. Schedule 8:15am Work period 9:00am Opening, Five Remembrances, Zazen 9:35am Zazen 10:00am Dharma talk 11:00am Zazen 12:00pm Informal lunch (Soup will be provided. Please bring food to share.) 1:00pm Sutras 1:30am Zazen, Interviews 2:50pm Closing, Great Vows

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Zenkai (June 11, 2017) with Madelon Bolling

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Beginners who are interested in Zen and experienced Zen students are welcome. Schedule 8:15am Work period 9:00am Opening, Five Remembrances, Zazen 9:35am Zazen 10:00am Dharma talk 11:00am Zazen 12:00pm Informal lunch (Soup will be provided. Please bring food to share.) 1:00pm Sutras 1:30am Zazen, Interviews 2:50pm Closing, Great Vows

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Seven-Day Zen Retreat (Sesshin) with Jack Duffy (April 15-22, 2017)

Posted by on Feb 22, 2017 in Meditation Retreat | Comments Off on Seven-Day Zen Retreat (Sesshin) with Jack Duffy (April 15-22, 2017)

Three Treasures Sangha holds two, seven-day meditation retreats (Sesshins) each year at Mountain Lamp, a rural practice center near Bellingham, Washington. See our Sesshin page for more information.

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Facilities and Garden Work Retreat (March 11-12, 2017)

Posted by on Feb 15, 2017 in Meditation Retreat | Comments Off on Facilities and Garden Work Retreat (March 11-12, 2017)

2017 Facilities retreat schedule March 11-12, 2017 This schedule applies to both Saturday and Sunday.  Sunday is the beginning of Daylight Savings Time so be sure to set your clocks ahead or you will miss sitting on Sunday.  Please feel free to attend any portion of this retreat.  No need to attend it all.  This is a chance for all of us to take care of and improve our meditation ‘home’ in community with others who use it. 8:30 – 9:30  Meditation. 9:30 -10:00  Orientation to jobs and stretching, change clothes. 10:00 – 12:00  Work  (Silence). 12:00 – 1:00  Lunch and rest.  (Quiet talking...

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