Announcing a Three-Day Zen retreat with James Myoun Ford, Gesshin Greenwood, Gyokei Yokoyama, Jan Seymour-Ford, Renshin Bunce and others

Announcing a Three-Day Zen retreat with James Myoun Ford, Gesshin Greenwood, Gyokei Yokoyama, Jan Seymour-Ford, Renshin Bunce and others March 28, 2018

SESSHIN
To Touch the Heart Mind

The Blue Cliff Zen Sangha announces our next sesshin, a three-day intensive Zen meditation retreat.

Zazen, liturgy, zazen, talks, zazen, spiritual direction interviews, zazen, meals, zazen, work practice. And some more zazen.

The sesshin starts on Thursday evening the 28th of June, 2018, and concludes with lunch on Sunday the 1st of July.

Our lead teacher will be the Reverend James Myoun Ford. Myoun was a co-founder of Boundless Way Zen and is currently the senior priest of the Blue Cliff Zen network. He the author of a number of books on Zen in the West.

Other priests and teachers will include the Reverend Gesshin Greenwood, author and a Blue Cliff Zen priest, the Reverend Gyokei Yokoyama, a Soto Zen priest and minister of the Buddhist Church of Long Beach, Senior Dharma teacher Jan Seymour-Ford, a lay teacher with Boundless Way and the Blue Cliff, and the Reverend Renshin Bunce, a Soto Zen priest, author, and hospice chaplain,

We will be gathering at the Pine Mountain Buddhist Temple & Meditation Retreat in the Ventura County Mountains of Southern California.

$225 for the weekend. Scholarships are available.

(The fee does not include renumeration for any of the teachers or staff. Dana, a free-will offering will be accepted at the end of the sesshin in appreciation of those of the teachers who give talks and offer interviews, as well as for the tenzo (head cook).)

Zazen, liturgy, zazen, talks, zazen, spiritual direction interviews, zazen, meals, zazen, work practice. And some more zazen.

The retreat is limited to people with a stable meditation practice. Ideally within the Zen tradition. Consult the registration form, or write us for more details.

Pine Mountain Zen Temple is in the Ventura Mountains, approximately two and a half hours from LAX, two hours from Bob Hope International Airport in Burbank, and about two hours from Meadows Field Airport in Bakersfield. It is remote, approximately forty miles from either of the nearest towns, Ojai, or Gorman on Interstate 5. A perfect setting for a Zen retreat.

For more on Reverend James Myoun Ford
For more on Reverend Gesshin Greenwood
For more on Reverend Gyokei Yokoyama
For more on Jan Seymour-Ford
For more on Reverend Renshin Bunce

Zazen, liturgy, zazen, talks, zazen, spiritual direction interviews, zazen, meals, zazen, work practice. And some more zazen.

For more on the Blue Cliff Zen Network

For more on Pine Mountain Buddhist Temple

There is limited space. Please register early.

Go Here To register

 

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