March 22, 2016

2016 Zazenkai and Sesshin

Our zendo being done, we're eager to start using it. I'll be at Korinji today and tomorrow, cleaning up some winter debris from the trails, adding recently acquired items to our butsudan, and in general sprucing the place up. Meanwhile, info and registration are now online for the monthly zazenkai (short overnight meditation retreats) we'll be conducting beginning in April. Zazenkai are excellent opportunities to deepen your Zen practice, to begin learning the training forms used at sesshin (intensive Zen retreat), and of course to spend time in the beautiful natural environment of Korinji. Details here.

We will also conduct a short sesshin at Korinji October 14-16, Friday evening through Sunday morning. Details TBA. In November I will lead a weekend retreat focused on Zen and Budo (martial arts): we will explore training of posture, breath, energy and forging of the "center" through the forms of traditional martial arts. Other events will be added to the calendar shortly. Get on Korinji's mailing list here.

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