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

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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:


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! Consider joining for what you can.

Registration: For those wanting dokusan with Jack, please send an email confirming your plan for full-time attendance to Jan Mikus (). It would be helpful to receive part-time registration as well, though not required and all are welcome to attend at the last minute. Interviews with Madelon and Lee will be offered to all
Dana: There will be no set fee for this retreat. We will ask for dana for the teaching. As you think about what to give, please remember Jack’s commitment to practice year-round, and to each of us and all of us during a retreat.
Dana can be sent to Jack Duffy, Box 512, Deming, WA 98244, or the Mountain Lamp PayPal account with a note that it is for Jack.


Friday, July 10,2020:
6:45pm gathering on zoom, introduction
6:55 be seated (audio & video off)
7:00 zazen, kinhin
8:35 dokusan (for full time), interviews
9:30 Four Infinite Vows, closing

8:15am samu (cleaning & tidying your zendo)
8:45 gather on Zoom, short review of intro, Zoom
8:55 be seated (audio, video off)
9:00 5 remembrances, zazen
10:00 sutras
11:00 zazen, dokusan, interviews
12:30 lunch prep; 1:00 opening meal gatha; 1:30 closing meal gatha

2:25 be seated (audio, video off)
2:30 zazen
3:05 teisho
3:45 zazen, dokusan, interviews
5:00 supper; opening meal gatha at 5:30; closing meal gatha at 6:00

7:00pm zazen
7:25 kinhin
7:35 zazen, dokusan, interviews
9:10 Four Infinite Vows; closing ceremony

Same as Saturday until closing at 5 PM