Sesshin

Below is the sesshin schedule for Rohatsu Sesshin Dec 11-14

 

Wednesday Dec 11, 2019

5:30pm Zazen

6:10 Service as a normal Wednesday

6:25 Zazen

6:50 Kinhin

7:00 Zazen

7:35 Kinhin

7:45 Dharma talk

8:15 Refuges (in Pali)

8:25 Departure/ rest

 

Thursday Dec 12

6:00 Zazen, robe chant

6:40 Service as a normal Thursday

7:00    break

7:40 Zazen

8:10 Kinhin

8:30 Zazen

9:00 Kinhin

9:10 Zazen

9:40 Kinhin

9:50 Zazen

10:15 Stretch in zendo

           OR  forest walk

10:50 Zazen  (20 minute period)

11:10 Lecture

11:45 Service (Jewel Mirror)

12:00  Lunch and break        

 15 min. HAN beginning at 12:45

1:00 Zazen

1:20 Kinhin

1:30 Zazen

2:00 Kinhin

2:10 Zazen

2:40 Work period & informal tea

3:40 Zazen

4:10 Kinhin

4:20 Zazen facing each other

5:00 Kinhin and rest

5:30 Formal full moon ceremony

 

6:15 – 7pm    Precepts study

 

Friday Dec 13

6:00 Zazen, robe chant

6:40 Service as a normal Friday

7:00        break

7:40 Zazen

8:10 Kinhin

8:30 Zazen

9:00 Kinhin

9:10 Zazen

9:40 Kinhin

9:50 Zazen

10:15 Stretch in zendo

            OR  forest walk

10:50 Zazen  (20 minute period)

11:10 Lecture

11:45 Service

(Fukanzazengi)

12:00  Lunch and break         

15 min. HAN beginning at 12:45

1:00 Zazen

1:20 Kinhin

1:30 Zazen

2:00 Kinhin

2:10 Zazen

2:40 Work period & informal tea

3:40 Zazen

4:10 Kinhin

4:20 Zazen facing each other

4:30 Refuges

(3 bows, chant in Pali, 3 bows)

Rest

 

[Normal Friday evening zazen, 5:30,

followed by refuges in English]

 

Saturday Dec 14

8:00 Zazen, robe chant

8:30 Ancestors long service

9:00 Zazen

9:40 Kinhin

9:50 Zazen

10:15 Stretch in zendo

            OR  forest walk

10:50 Zazen  (20 minute period)

11:10 Lecture

11:45 Service (Setting in Motion the Wheel of Dhamma)

12:00   Lunch and break       

15 min. HAN beginning at 12:45

1:00 Zazen

1:30 Kinhin

1:40 Zazen

2:10 Kinhin

2:20 Zazen

2:40 Work period & informal tea

(shelter cooking in kitchen)

3:40 Zazen

4:00 Kinhin

4:10 Zazen facing each other

4:25 Refuges (in Pali)

4:30 clean up and departure

 

 

Sunday, Dec 15

(normal program at Trillium)

8:00 Zazen

8:30 Kinhin

8:40 Zazen

9:10 Service

9:30 Dharma talk and discussion

10:20 announcements, clean up & departure