Schedule of Activities
Zazen for members and invited guests
Morning: Tuesday - Friday 6:30 - 7:30 A.M.
Evening: Wednesday 8:00 - 9:00 P.M.
Wednesday Evening Open House
7:30 P.M. Introduction and instruction
8:00 - 9:00 Zazen meditation (with chanting, kinhin and reading) in Zendo
9:00 Informal Tea in the Library
Weekend Meditation Retreats
Weekend sittings are usually on the second weekend of the month, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM on Saturday and 4:30 AM - Noon on
Sunday. The next meditation retreats are October 21-23, 2016 and November 11-13, 2016.
Download the schedule for the Weekend Zen Retreat on October 21-23, 2016.
The schedule for the weekend Zen retreat on October 21-23, 2016 is:
Experienced meditators preferred. Readings for this retreat will come from The Book Of Serenity,
translated by Thomas Cleary. Wear loose-fitting, comfortable clothing. Bring your own meals or prepare to eat out, since food
is not provided, except for popcorn and lemonade with the movie on Friday night. Please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes prior
to the start of any meditation block.
- Friday, October 21:
7:30 P.M. Film: Nang Nak (Ghost Wife)
Admission is free.
- Saturday October 22:
9:00 - 12:00 Noon Zazen with Chanting
12:00 Noon - 1:30 P.M. Lunch Break
1:30 - 4:30 P.M. Zazen with a reading
4:30 - 6:00 P.M. Dinner Break
6:00 - 9:00 P.M. Zazen with walking meditation
- Sunday, October 23:
4:30 A.M. - 7:30 A.M. Morning Zazen
7:30 A.M. - 9:00 A.M. Breakfast
9:00 - 12:00 Noon Zazen with a reading
Contact First Zen Institute staff: FZI staff.