Schedule of Activities
Wednesday Evening Open House
7:30 P.M. Introduction and instruction
8:00 - 9:00 Sitting (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 weekend sittings are July 12-14 and August 9-11, 2013.
Download schedule for the July, 2013 Weekend Zen Retreat.
The schedule for the Weekend Zen Retreat is:
Experienced meditators preferred. Wear loose-fitting, comfortable clothing. Bring your own meals or prepare to eat out, since food is not provided, except for popcorn served with the film. Please plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of any meditation block.
- Friday July 12:
Film at 7:30 P.M. The film to be screened on July 12 is: Preaching From Pictures: A Japanese Mandala. Admission is free. Download:
Preaching From Pictures: A Japanese Mandala screening notice.
- Saturday July 13:
9:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon Zazen with chanting
12:00 Noon to 1:30 P.M. Lunch Break
1:30 to 4:30 P.M. Zazen with a reading
4:30 to 6:00 P.M. Dinner Break
6:00 to 9:00 P.M. Zazen with gyodo
- Sunday, July 14:
4:30 A.M. to 7:30 A.M. Zazen with chanting
7:30 A.M. to 9:00 A.M. Breakfast
9:00 A.M. to 10:00 AM Zazen with a reading
Contact First Zen Institute staff: FZI staff.
Zazen for members and invited guests
Morning: Tuesday - Friday 6:30 - 7:30 A.M.
Evening: Wednesday 8:00 - 9:00 P.M.