Winter Kyol Che 2012

  • Winter Kyol Che 2012 – Opening ceremony is Friday January 6 at 7:30PM. Kyol Che begins the following morning Saturday, January 7, 2012 and runs through Friday, March 30, 2012 – led by Zen Master Soeng Hyang, Zen Master Bon Shim, Zen Master Bon Haeng, Myo Ji Sunim JDPS, Nancy Brown Hedgpeth JDPSN, and Tim Lerch JDPSN.
  • Entry is on Friday January 7, 2012 at 7:30pm, or any subsequent Saturday at 8:00am.
  • Exit is on Friday, March 30, 2012, or on any Saturday at 8:00am.
  • Minimum participation is one week.
  • The intensive week, which begins February 12, includes nightly midnight practice, and is limited to those who have previously sat retreats or who have entered this retreat earlier.
  • Teaching Schedule:
    Jan. 7 - 14: Zen Master Soeng Hyang
    Jan. 14 - Feb. 5: Zen Master Bon Shim
    Feb. 5 - 18:  Tim Lerch. JDPSN
    Feb. 18 - Feb. 25:  Zen Master Soeng Hyang
    Feb. 25 - March 3:  Nancy Hedgpeth, JDPSN
    March 3 - 10:  Zen Master Bon Haeng
    March 10 - March 17:  Nancy Hedgpeth, JDPSN
    March 17 - 24:  Zen Master Bon Haeng
    March 24 - 30:  Zen Master Soeng Hyang

For more detailed information, download the Kyol Che Information Booklet (pdf format).

Retreat fees are:

$4500/entire retreat or $455/week for non-members and associate members;

$3000/entire retreat or $315/week for students, clergy and school members;

$2500/entire retreat or $245/week for Dharma Teachers and Dharma Teachers in training in the Kwan Um School of Zen.

Half price for Eastern Europeans who are members in good standing of their home zen centers (does not apply to Eastern Europeans living in the U.S.).

SEE YOUR GUIDING TEACHER FOR INFORMATION ON HOW TO OBTAIN A SCHOLARSHIP.

To register for your retreat online – fill out the retreat registration form.

You can download and print the 2012 Heart Kyol Che PDF here: 2012 Heart Kyol Che


9 Replies to "Winter Kyol Che 2012"

  • Chris
    04/09/2012 (6:41 am)

    Any dates yet for Summer Kyol Che?

    • jeff
      04/10/2012 (1:44 pm)

      They will be posted very soon, thanks!

  • Claudia
    01/03/2012 (7:59 pm)

    Hi PZC folks – is there information about Heart Kyol Che up somewhere? We are trying to promote that down here in Florida…
    Also, are the dates for SKC’12 set yet?
    Thanks – and stay warm!
    Claudia

  • richard hymes-esposito
    12/28/2011 (2:06 pm)

    thanks troy. i would like to sign up for March 4th to the 24th. I will send payment come the turn of the year.

    peace on to you,

    richard :)

  • richard hymes-esposito
    12/27/2011 (4:19 pm)

    I would like to sit March 4th to March 24th, what are the costs for a non-member.

    Sincerely,

    richard hymes-esposito

    • Troy
      12/28/2011 (1:56 pm)

      Hi Richard. Non member cost for 3 weeks is $1365.

  • Julie Regan
    12/05/2011 (1:33 am)

    Is Zen Master Soen Hyang still teaching the first week?

    • jeff
      12/07/2011 (10:23 am)

      Yes she is thanks!

      Jan. 7 – 14: Zen Master Soeng Hyang
      Jan. 14 – Feb. 5: Zen Master Bon Shim
      Feb. 5 – 18: Tim Lerch. JDPSN
      Feb. 18 – Feb. 25: Zen Master Soeng Hyang
      Feb. 25 – March 4: Nancy Hedgpeth, JDPSN
      March 4 – 10: Zen Master Bon Haeng
      March 10 – 17: Nancy Hedgpeth, JDPSN
      March 17 – 24: Zen Master Bon Haeng
      March 24 – 30: Zen Master Soeng Hyang