Heart Kyol Che

July 11th - August 7th

What is Heart Kyol Che?

The Heart Kyol Che is an opportunity for students who cannot sit the traditional Kyol Che, or who can sit only part of it, to participate by doing extra practice at home and practicing together action via of Zoom.Where possible The Heart Kyol Che participant will join the online Heart Kyol Che practice which will have a daily late morning and afternoon practice of sitting meditation with Kong an interviews and Dharma Talks. Along with regular evening practice.

This will run concurrently with the traditional Kyol Che. By doing this Heart Kyol Che together, we will strengthen our own practices, and provide support to our fellow students who are able to sit the traditional Kyol Che. We in turn can draw inspiration and energy from their commitment.


**Online Interviews will be given to participants twice weekly,Schedule is below**


Teacher(s): Nancy Hedgpeth JDPSN, José Ramírez JDPSN

We request a minimum participation period of one week.

Suggested donation rate of $50 – $80 dollars per week ($200 – $320 for the month) to support our teachers and facilitators.

What does Heart Kyol Che consist of?

  1. An effort to do daily practice (suggested minimum is recitation of the Four Great Vows; bowing; chanting of the Heart Sutra; and sitting fifteen minutes)
  2. daily mantra practice (suggested minimum is one thousand Kwan Seum Bosals)
  3. A personal day of silence and mindfulness (optional)
  4. sittings (suggested minimum is one)
  5. talks (suggested minimum is one)
  6. Work Practice at your Zen Center

How do I arrange to participate?

Fill out the practice commitment form; keep a copy for yourself, submit online or mail in a copy. After your form has been filled out or received in the mail you will be sent the Zoom links if you have chosen to participate via Zoom.

Online FormPaper Form

Practice Schedule:

Monday - Saturday

Sitting Meditation   10:00 – 11:30am

Sitting Meditation    2:00 – 3:00pm

Special Chanting       6:30 – 6:55pm

Chanting                    7:00 – 7:15pm

Sitting Meditation    7:15 – 8:15pm


Sitting Meditation    9:35 -10:00am

Check-in                   10:00 – 10:40am

Dharma Talk            10:40 – 11:30am

Special Chanting       6:30 – 6:55pm

Chanting                    7:00 – 7:15pm

Sitting Meditation    7:15 – 8:15pm

Interview Schedule

Tuesday, July 14th –  10:00 – 11:30 am   Nancy Hedgpeth JDPSN
Friday, July 17th    –  10:00 – 11:30 am    Nancy Hedgpeth JDPSN
Tuesday, July 21st  –  10:00 – 11:30 am    Jose Ramirez JDPSN
Saturday, July 25th –  10:00 – 11:30 am   Jose Ramirez JDPSN
Tuesday, July 28th  –  10:00 – 11:30 am   Jose Ramirez JDPSN
Saturday, August 1st – 10:00 – 11:30 am  Jose Ramirez JDPSN
Tuesday, August 4th  – 10:00 – 11:30 am  Nancy Hedgpeth JDPSN
Thursday, August 6th – 10:00 – 11:30 am Nancy Hedgpeth JDPSN