Meditation Retreats

Madison WI
Joyful Mind: A Zen Retreat in Madison
April 30-May 3, 2020
Holy Wisdom Monastery
Housing is full; join waitlist or register as commuter

To escape from the world means that one’s mind is not concerned with the opinions of the world. — Dogen Zenji

This spring we return to the blooming prairies of Holy Wisdom monastery with gratitude for life. All levels of practitioners are welcome for a weekend of seated meditation (zazen), walking meditation (kinhin), chanting, Dharma talks and the opportunity to work privately with a teacher. Three nights, all meals included.


Toledo OH
Compassionate Heart: A Zen Retreat near Toledo
June 25-28, 2020
Our Lady of the Pines Retreat Center
Registration Open

Wise people care for others just as they care for themselves. —Dogen Zenji

Amid 70 pine-covered acres known as Evergreen Hill, on a 150-year-old estate recommissioned as the House Of Mercy, enter the compassionate heart of wisdom in a traditional Zen meditation retreat for all levels of practitioners. Experience the loving presence of sitting in silence 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.


The following scheduled retreat is not yet open for registration.

Batavia, NY
Oct. 15-18, 2020
Chapin Mill Retreat Center