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5-Day Sesshin


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

If this is your first sesshin with HZC, please meet with Hokyo Louise Dreyfus, or Jika Gayle Klayborthe 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 on Sunday June 2.  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 5 days. Participation in at least 2 one-day sittings is required before joining this sesshin.

Costs: $150, includes shared sleeping accommodations. HZC Member price is $90, includes shared sleeping accommodations. Partial participation is $40 per day/$30 for members. Two partial scholarships are available. Email Joy for more information.

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 June.

If you have paid offline, download and fill out a Registration Form  here.

May-June 5-Day Sesshin
from 30.00
Full or Partial Sesshin:
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Earlier Event: May 26
Rev. Sengetsu Tricia McFarlin
Later Event: June 2
Rev. Hondo Dave Rutschman