Master Sheng Yen Retreat, February 2022

Led by Guo Gu

The Master Sheng Yen Memorial Retreat consists of alternate periods of sitting meditation and standing and sitting yoga.

Retreat Dates: Friday February 11 (6:30pm EST) – Sunday February 11 (3pm EST)

Registration Deadline: Friday February 4

In-person donation: $150 (Regular) or $300 (Sustainer)
Online donation: $75

Please download the retreat schedule here.

Tallahassee Chan Center
1310 North Paul Russell Rd.
Tallahassee, FL 32301

The Tallahassee Chan Center has a limited number of beds reserved for retreatants in gender-separated housing. Please make a note in your application if you wish to stay on site. We also have camping grounds for those who wish to stay on the 5-acre lot. If you wish to stay at the center before and/or after the retreat, please email us to make arrangements.

COVID-19 Protocol: All in-person retreatants and volunteers will be mandated to be fully immunized for COVID-19 prior to acceptance and be required to sign a waiver beforehand.

Please review our in-person retreat etiquette here.

The online retreat will be done at the applicants own pace. We suggest that you follow a light schedule as the Zoom link will be minimally monitored. There are currently no plans for interview opportunity for online retreatants at this time, but we are monitoring the COVID situation and the number of in-person retreat applicants.

We recommend that you choose a schedule to participate in. Here is an example of three types of practice schedules:

Please review our online retreat etiquette here.

The first of the six paramitas is the practice of generosity, dana. Among the paramitas, generosity can be the easiest to fulfill; one can reap immediate benefits from it.




After donating, you will receive an email with the application link.

Option 1: You can donate in small increments of your choosing throughout the year. To do this, please start a monthly donation plan above. Any amount you can afford is fine.

Option 2: If you cannot make any monetary donation at this moment, we have scholarships available. Please download this form, complete it, and email it to tallahassee.chan@gmail.com with the title “Option 2 August Retreat”.