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Rohatsu Sesshin

Rohatsu Sesshin
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Deepen meditation practice and gather the mind during this 5-day intensive meditation practice led by Abbot Gaelyn Godwin.

You must have completed at least one one-day sesshin before joining Rohatsu Sesshin.

If you have any questions, please meet with Hokyo Louise Dreyfus or Jika Gayle Klaybor, the co-heads of Practice at HZC.

Sesshin begins Tuesday night at 7:00 pm. The hours Wednesday-Saturday are 5:30 am – 9:00 pm. Sesshin comes to an end at 3 pm after the ceremony of Buddha’s Enlightenment on Sunday December 8.  It is recommended that participants stay at the Center but commuting options are available.

Partial participation in the sesshin is possible (1-4 full days) if you cannot join for the entire 7 days. Participation in at least 2 one-day sittings is required before joining this sesshin.

Costs: $200 for the entire sesshin. HZC Member price is $100. Partial participation is $40 per day/$30 for members. Two partial scholarships are available. Email Joy for more information about scholarships.

Formal Oryoki bowls (for the meals) are available for purchase or rental. $6 per day, $15 for 3 or more days, $45 to purchase. Classes in the use of Oryoki will take place in November.


Name *
Experience *
Please indicate your experience with sesshin or extended meditation practice.
Housing *
It is recommended that participants stay at the Center but commuting is also possible.
Oryoki *
Please indicate your experience with formal eating bowls, oryoki.
Give the name of a person to contact
Emergency Contact number *
Emergency Contact number
Give the number for an emergency contact
Do you have any issues we should know about? Health issues, snoring issues or other?
Earlier Event: November 24
Rev. Gyōzan Royce Johnson