Two-Day Yong Maeng Jong Jin Silent Retreat with Nancy Hedgpeth JDPSN!
May 6 & 7 at Diamond Hill Zen Monastery!
Yong Maeng Jong Jin means “Leap like a tiger while sitting.”
Sitting and walking meditation, formal meals,
work practice, and kong-an teaching interviews
DT & DTIT: $35/day
Retreat entries: Saturday and Sunday at 8:00am and orientation at 8:15am
You may sit either or both days
This silent retreat ends on Sunday at 3:30 pm
Register for your retreat at Registration Form
Foundations of Zen Workshop Saturday March 18th with Nancy Hedgpeth JDPSN & José Ramirez JDPSN from 9:00am-12:00!
This event is $25 for all. Beginners Welcome!
Zen History, Meditation Instruction, Chanting, Sitting & Walking Meditation Practice.
We will have some refreshments and informal conversation afterwards if you are interested.
Please register Retreat registration form
Yong Maeng Jong Jin retreats are two, three or seven days long and are held in silence. The schedule each day consists of ten hours of Zen practice (bowing, chanting, sitting and walking), work and rest periods, and vegetarian meals eaten in traditional temple style. Includes talks and kong-an teaching interviews with a zen teacher. Minimum participation is 24 hours. For more detailed information, read the Yong Maeng Jong Jin Orientation Guide (pdf format). Prior meditation experience or attendance at a meditation instruction class is recommended.
You may sit one or both days. Registration both days at 8:00am.
Prices per day: non ...
One day retreats consist of sitting and walking meditation from 9:00am to 3:30pm with lunch. Includes kong-an teaching interviews with a zen teacher. There is an orientation at 8:15am for first-time retreat members. Prior meditation experience or attendance at a meditation instruction class is recommended. Registration is at 8:00am.
Prices: non members $65, members $45, Dharma teachers and Dharma teachers in training $35
To register for your retreat online – fill out the retreat registration form.
Foundations of Zen Workshop!
Saturday April 23rd 9:00-1:00
This workshop led by Nancy Hedgpeth JDPSN is good for beginners.
We will cover fundamental teaching and try each of the practice forms.
There is plenty of opportunity to ask questions. We will finish with an informal vegetarian lunch and then clean up together.
Registration at 8:45am
Retreat begins at 9:00am
Retreat ends 1:00pm
$50 Non Members
$30 Members and College Students
$20 Dharma Teachers and DTIT.
Register now at Retreat Registration Form
Kido chanting retreats consist primarily of chanting from 9:00am to 3:30pm with a break at noon for an informal lunch. We chant “Kwan Seum Bosal”, the Korean name for the bodhisattva of compassion, while sitting, standing and walking (similar to the special chanting that we do every evening at 6:30pm). These retreats are suitable for beginners as well as experienced students.
Members and Full-Time Students $45,
Dharma Teachers and Dharma Teachers in Training $35
Registration is ...
Kido Chanting Retreat with Nancy Hedgpeth JDPSN August 15th 9:00am - 3:00pm.
Kido chanting retreats consist primarily of chanting from 9:00am to 3:00pm with a break at noon for an informal lunch followed by a short group work period.. We chant â€œKwan Seum Bosalâ€, the Korean name for the bodhisattva of compassion, while sitting, standing and walking (similar to the special chanting that we do every evening at 6:30pm). This retreat is suitable for beginners as well as experienced students.
Registration is at 8:00am and orientation at 8:30am. Please arrive on time.