7-Day Yong Maeng Jong Jin Retreat with Zen Master Soeng Hyang (Barbara Rhodes)
December 4 @ 8:00 am - December 10 @ 3:30 pm
We are grateful to have Zen Master Soeng Hyang lead the annual Yong Maeng Jong Jin retreat following the celebration of the Buddha’s Enlightenment day. Yong Maeng Jong Jin retreats are held in silence. The schedule each day consists of ten hours of Zen practice (bowing, chanting, sitting and walking), work, rest periods and vegetarian meals eaten in traditional temple style. Dharma talks and kong an interviews are also given by Zen Master Soeng Hyang.
In order for us to provide you with an optimal experience, please register for your retreat online by noon 2 days before your expected entry. Register now at http://providencezen.org/retreat-registration.
Entry days are Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Sign in is at 8 am.
Minimum participation is 1 day.
Daily Retreat Fees:
$65 Non-Members and Associate Members
$45 Members, Seniors, and Full-time Students
$35 Dharma Teachers and Dharma-Teachers-in-Training
Zen Master Soeng Hyang (Barbara Rhodes) is the School Zen Master of the Kwan Um School of Zen. She received dharma transmission from Zen Master Seung Sahn on October 10, 1992. She was one of Zen Master Seung Sahn’s first American students and studied with him beginning in 1972. She was given inka in 1977. She helped found Providence Zen Center, and lived there for seventeen years, serving in a number of administrative capacities.
Interested in becoming a member? Membership in the Kwan Um School of Zen entitles you to discounts for retreats and guest stays at our Kwan Um School of Zen Centers. See Become a Member on the Kwan Um School of Zen site.