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September 3, 2019

5-Day Silent Illumination Retreat

Guo Gu led a Silent Illumination 5-day retreat August 29 through September 2, 2019 over the labor day weekend. 25 participants learned the Silent Illumination method […]
July 9, 2019

Renovation Progress at 1338 Property

Renovations are underway at the second small residential property at our center. We have completed demolition to the interior and have rewired the electrical of the […]
March 20, 2019

5-day Silent Illumination Retreat

28 people attended a 5-day silent illumination retreat led by Guo Gu March 15 through March 19, 2019. Each shared their touching personal reflections on the […]
January 2, 2019

5-Day Rinzai Zen Retreat led by Jeff Shore

On December 26 – 31, 2018 Jeff Shore led an intensive 5-day retreat at the Center. This special meditation retreat provided an introduction to Rinzai Zen practice. Jeff […]
December 4, 2018

New Expansion for the Center

On October 24th 2018 the Tallahassee Chan Center purchased two new properties at 1338 and 1344 Linda Ann Drive. These two properties are adjacent to our existing 4.6 acre lot behind the main center property on Paul Russell Road. 
December 1, 2018

7-Day Intensive Chan Retreat

Friday November 23 through November 30 Guo Gu led a 7-day intensive Chan meditation retreat at the center. Participants joined the retreat from around the world.
October 10, 2018

Special Retreat, Talk and Refuge Ceremony by Ven. Chang Wu

The weekend of October 6th and 7th we had a very special short retreat at our Center led by Ven. Changwu, who is the director at our Dharma Drum Vancouver chapter. On Monday October 8th Ven. Changwu
June 2, 2018

Intensive Chan Meditation Retreat

May 25th, 2018 – June 1st, 2018 Guo Gu led an intensive Chan meditation retreat where participants could choose to participate for either 3-days, 5-days or […]
April 20, 2018

Donations Support Vien Giac Buddhist Monastery

On Sunday, April 15th we presented Venerable Quang Chau with the donations we collected to help with repairs for the vandalism of the Vien Giac Monastery […]