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Retreat Information


2017 retreat dates are as follows:

  • Winter 3-day Retreat: January 26 (start at 7:30pm) through January 29 (end at 11:45am) at ZCP
  • Spring 5-day Retreat: April 25 (start at 7:30pm) through April 30 (end at 11:45am) at ZCP
  • Summer 3-day Retreat: July 27 (start at 7:30pm) through July 30 (end at 11:45am) at ZCP
  • Fall 5-day Retreat: Oct 24 (start at 7:30pm) through Oct 29 (end at 11:45am) at ZCP

We will also have our 2017 “Intensive” Community Practice in the month of April 1 – 30

Please download and complete our retreat Registration form and email it to us, so we’ll know in advance how much food to prepare.

Retreat Fees
Full time participants:
3 day retreat: $75.00
5 day retreat: $125.00
If you feel you can not afford some or all of the retreat fee please contact the retreat coordinator.

Retreat Coordinator:  Karma Forbes, karma.forbes@gmail.com

Part time participants:  Donation of $5 to $10 per sitting block is suggested

Retreat fees cover expenses but do not include donations to the teacher, which can be made  separately during the retreat.

Retreat Schedule
5:20 am Wake-up
5:55 am Altar Rice Offering
6:00 am Dawn sitting block
8:00 am Service
8:15 am Breakfast
8:45 am Work Practice Begins
10:00 am Work Practice Ends
10:15 am Morning Sitting block
11:00 am Practice Talk
1:05 pm Bowing Practice
1:15 pm Lunch
1:45 pm Break
3:00 pm Afternoon Sitting block
5:50 pm Reading
6:00 pm Evening Meal
7:15 pm Evening Sitting block
9:20 pm Practice Principles
10:00 pm Lights Out

First Day: Starts at 7:30 pm and ends at 9:30 pm.
Last Day: Same as regular schedule until 11:45 am when we end.