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Chop wood, carry water: Fall retreat 2018

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - Sunday, October 14, 2018

Chop Wood, Carry Water: Making a Life of Practice.
Puget Sound Zen Center’s 2018 Fall retreat
In 9th century China the P’ang family gave the Zen school an example of how laypeople – women and men – can make a life of practice their primary aim.
Register now to dive deep at our three-day Fall sesshin (11-14 Oct) at beautiful Camp Sealth. This will be a formal retreat in the Rinzai tradition: zazen, kinhin, chanting, dharma talks, interviews with the teacher, silent walks through the spring woods.
All meals and dormitory-style accommodations included. If you have questions, or if you have not previously attended a multi-day retreat, please contact the registrar at registrar@pszc.org.
From out-of-town?  The registrar will find you a place to stay the night before if needed.
The retreat will begin at 5pm on Thursday and end at 3pm Sunday. Registration below–please contact the registrar with questions at registrar@pszc.org.



Typical full-day retreat schedule:

4:30am wake up, tea & chanting, zazen

7:00 breakfast

7:45 break/ cleaning

8:15 qi-gong

8:45 zazen

10:00 dharma talk, zazen (teacher meeting w. Koshin)

12:00pm lunch

12:45 samu

1:15 change for hike

1:25 hike

2:30 break

3:00 zazen, chanting, zazen (teacher meeting with Koshin)

4:45 Bodywork (yoga or qi gong)

5:15 dinner

6:00 break

6:30 gyodo, zazen

8:30 tea & chanting, closing

Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Puget Sound Zen Center

Karen Hedlund
Email: programs@pszc.org

Region: Vashon, WA

Start: Thursday, October 11, 2018
End: Sunday, October 14, 2018

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Event Website:

Camp Sealth
14500 Camp Sealth Rd
Vashon, Washington 98070 United States
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Phone: 206-259-3145

Tradition: Rinzai Zen
Teacher: Koshin Chris Cain

Cost: $270