Led by guest teacher Matt Keeler JDPSN.
This day of retreat consists of sitting and walking meditation, with Kong-An Teaching Interviews. We’ll have an informal lunch at noon.
Prior meditation experience or attendance at a meditation instruction class is recommended, however, this retreat is suitable for beginners, as well as experienced students.
Registration is at 8:30 am.
$65 Non-Members and Associate Members
$45 Members, Seniors, and Full-time Students and Clergy
$35 Dharma Teachers and Dharma-Teachers-in-Training
Please register by noon Thursday January 31.
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Buddha’s Enlightenment Day is Saturday December 8, 2018. This year it takes place at the conclusion of Zen Master Soeng Hyang’s (Bobby Rhodes) annual week-long retreat at Providence Zen Center.
The Kwan Um School of Zen, Americas sponsors the Buddha's Enlightenment Day and Precepts Ceremonies, along with coffee hour with the teachers, and a great lunch.
To find out more and register visit https://americas.kwanumzen.org/buddhaenlightenmentday2018/
Sorry, due to low registration this retreat has been cancelled.
January 2, 2018 through March 23, 2018
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.
Retreat Starts Tuesday
Bogumila Malinowska JDPSN
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Kyol Che is a traditional Korean Zen retreat. The name means “tight dharma” or “coming together.” In Korea, it is the three-month winter and summer periods when monks and nuns do intensive sitting practice in the mountain temples. Providence Zen Center holds two Kyol Che retreats annually, with students sitting up to three months in the winter and four weeks in the summer.
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 with others as they are able. This will run concurrently with the traditional ...
Morning: 9 am to 12 pm
Afternoon: 1 pm to 4 pm
Providence Zen Center hosts International Chef Miguel De Haro (www.larutaverde.es) in a unique gourmet experience.
Participants will learn to create confidence in their vegetarian cooking skills as Chef Miguel guides them through each aspect of seven recipes, from cutting and prep to finished meals. Small teams work together to prepare dishes for lunch and dinner from the same main ingredients. Chef Miguel will teach how to be a great gourmet by facilitating each group's discovery of vegetable, protein and spice combinations. Team's recipes will be tasted and rated in a friendly competition.
Kyol Che is a time to investigate your life closely. This experience can bring about a clearer, more compassionate direction, and more harmonious relationships within all aspects of life. Conducted in silence, the daily schedule includes sitting, chanting, walking, and bowing meditations, as well as work practice. Meals are eaten in silence in traditional temple style. The retreat leader gives dharma talks and kong-an teaching interviews. Retreat ends with lunch on the last day.
Minimum participation is one week. Entries an exits are Saturday mornings at 8:00am, except initial entry on Monday January 4th and final exit on Friday April 1st.
7-Day YMJJ Retreat with Zen Master Soeng Hyang (Barbara Rhodes) December 6th-12th.
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. Includes talks and kong an interviews.
Minimum participation is 24 hours. This retreat will begin on Sunday at 1:30.
Entry days are Sunday, Wednesday and Friday. Exits are after breakfast each morning.
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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
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