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Winter Kyol Che 2023


January 7 – March 31, 2023

Kyol Che practice clarifies our direction, resulting in a more harmonious relationship with all aspects of life. The daily schedule, conducted in silence, includes sitting, chanting, walking, and bowing meditations, as well as work practice. Meals are eaten in traditional temple style. Retreat leaders give weekly dharma talks and regular kong-an interviews. Practice in our serene woodland setting with the support of Sangha members from all over the world.

Kyol-Che will be held both IN PERSON

All Retreatants must be Vaccinated

Teachers list coming soon!

Kyol Che Booklet

One week minimum stay. Entry and exits are on Saturdays at 8:00am, except the exit last week is on Friday.

Please register by Monday before your Saturday entry. If you have complicated dietary or physical needs, please register 2 weeks in advance of your entry date.

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$100 non-refundable deposit will be required upon registering

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Weekly Retreat Fees: 

  • $525 Non-Members and Associate Members
  • $385 Members, Seniors, and Full-time Students
  • $315 Dharma Teachers and Dharma-Teachers-in-Training

Scholarships available for Kwan Um School of Zen members in good standing. Please contact your guiding teacher for information.

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.

Download the Kyol Che Information Booklet to help prepare for entry or answer any questions you have about Kyol Che.


Providence Zen Center
99 Pound Rd
Cumberland, RI 02864 United States
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