Foundation of Chan Retreat

A special retreat which will cover foundational methods for Chan practice and a taste of unique methods of Chan. This retreat is open for beginners and experienced practitioners. Vegetarian meals will be provided. Participants may attend Friday-Sunday or Friday-Tuesday.

Please review our retreat etiquette here.

Date & Time: 3-Day or 5-Day Meditation Retreat

Friday, March 13th 6:30pm – Tuesday, March 17th 3pm

Retreat Application: Click here for the retreat application
Suggested Donation: $200 for 3-days or $350 for 5-days

Donations are welcome in volunteer work as well, please contact us for more info.

Registration Deadline: March 5th

Led by Venerable Chang Wu

Venerable Chang Wu is the current Director of Dharma Drum Vancouver Center in Richmond, B.C., a branch monastery of Dharma Drum Mountain (DDM), founded by Chan Master Sheng Yen.

Venerable Chang Wu began practicing with Master Sheng Yen in 1993. Before entering monastic life in 2000, Venerable Chang Wu was a business professional in New York holding an MBA. After joining the DDM sangha, she gained new experiences in publications and translation projects of Buddhist books.

Other than meditation practice, Chinese Buddhism, inter-religious dialogue, she also enjoys being in nature, walking in the woods and artworks. She is a teacher of Chan Buddhism, and has led meditation retreats in Canada, the United States and Taiwan.