Rohatsu Sesshin, 2017

Rohatsu Sesshin is a 5-day retreat that includes multiple opportunities for meditation, along with some meals.  You are invited to attend all or any portion of the Rohatsu Sesshin schedule. If you intend to stay for a meal, please contact CZC by calling 314-669-4465 or via email at confluencezen@gmail.com.

The schedule for CZC’s 2017 Rohatu Sesshin follows:

Days 1 through 4:
Wednesday, November 29
Thursday, November 20
Friday, December 1
Saturday, December 2

6:20 a.m. Zazen (Robe Verse at the end of the period)
7:00 Service (Chanting Gion Shōgi)
7:20 Breakfast/Clean-up/Break
9:30 Zazen
10:10 Kinhin
10:20 Break
10:30 Zazen
11:10 Kinhin
11:20 Break
11:30 Zazen
12:10 p.m. Lunch/Clean-up/Break/Tea
2:00 Zazen (Dokusan)
2:40 Kinhin
2:50 Break
3:00 Zazen
3:40 Kinhin
3:50 Break
4:00 Zazen
4:40 Service (Chanting Hotsu Bodaishin)
5:00 Supper/Clean-up/Break
6:30 Zazen (Dokusan)
7:10 Kinhin
7:20 Zazen
7:50 Chanting Fukan-zazengi (Half each evening)
8:00 End of the day

Day 5:
Sunday, December 3

8:00 am Zazen (Robe Verse chanted before Kinhin)
8:40 am Kinhin
8:50 am Break
9:00 am Zazen
9:40 am Kinhin
9:50 am Break
10:00 am Zazen
10:20 am Morning Sutra Service (Gion Shōgi)
10:30 am Dharma Talk
11:00 am Kinhin
11:10 am Zazen
11:50 am Break
12:00 pm Enlightenment Day Ceremony (Heart Sutra)
Cleanup