Weekend Meditation Retreats

Los Angeles
Bright Moon Weekend Retreat
Feb. 14-17, 2019
Hazy Moon Zen Center
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Note: Housing at the Hazy Moon is full. Registration for non-residential participation is still available.

This is a traditional three-day retreat based on the form established by Maezumi Roshi. It incorporates zazen, chanting services, work periods, dharma talks and formal oryoki meals. Suitable for all levels of practitioners. Register by email to Karen Maezen Miller or to the Hazy Moon. No advance registration fee is required.

Madison WI
Spring Wind: A Zen Retreat
April 11-14, 2019
Holy Wisdom Monastery
Registration open

All levels of practitioners are welcome for a weekend of seated meditation, walking meditation, chanting, Dharma talks and the opportunity to work privately with a teacher. Three nights, all meals included. This ecumenical center is one of our most popular and hospitable retreat locations with inspiring views, comfortable rooms and lovingly prepared meals.

Letting Go: A Zen Retreat
Aug. 8-11, 2019
Transfiguration Spirituality Center
Registration Open

Make peace with impermanence and find freedom in things as they are. Experience the healing presence of just sitting or walking in meditation, chanting, Dharma talks and private encounters with a teacher. Special attention and support will be given to beginners. Three nights, all meals included.

Beginner’s Mind One-Day Meditation Retreat

This one-day retreat combines the essential elements of the Zen tradition with the ease of casual instruction, informal dialogue and short, 20-minute meditation periods. You’ll come away with a complete taste of the Zen tradition: seated and walking meditation, services, mindful work and a dharma talk. A vegetarian lunch is provided. The cost is $40. The date for the next Beginner’s Mind retreat is Sunday, March 31 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Los Angeles
Beginner’s Mind One-Day Retreat
March 31, 2019
Hazy Moon Zen Center
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