Retreats

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 […]
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 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.
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 9, 2018

April Weekend Intensive Chan Retreat

On April 6th – 8th, 2018 Guo Gu led a weekend intensive Chan meditation retreat. This picture is a testament to the intense practice…don’t we all […]
February 5, 2018

Beginner’s Mind Weekend Retreat

On February 2nd – 4th, 2018 Guo Gu led a weekend Beginner’s Mind Retreat dedicated in memorial to his teacher, our lineage founder Master Sheng Yen. […]
January 1, 2018

5-Day First Intensive Retreat at New Center

On December 26-30th 2017 we held the first intensive meditation retreat at our new center. 25 participants joined the retreat for their choice of 3 days […]
July 9, 2017

7-Day Silent Illumination Retreat at Tall Timbers

Last week Guo Gu led a 7 day Silent Illumination intensive retreat and the Tall Timbers Conservancy. Several participants who could not attend the full retreat […]