10-day Sesshin Schedule

Please note - this is just an approximation 

First Evening

  • 5:00 - 6:00 pm Arrival and registration
  • 6:00 pm Dinner (informal) and sesshin orientation
  • 9:00 pm Zazen and formal opening of sesshin
  • 10:00 pm Monastery doors locked

All Full Days

  • 3:50 am Wake-up bell
  • 4:30 am Zazen
  • 6:20 am Service
  • 6:50 am Breakfast
  • 8:00 am Work period
  • 10:30 am Zazen
  • 12:30 pm Lunch
  • 2:30 pm Zazen
  • 5:00 pm Dinner
  • 6:30 pm Zazen
  • 9:20 pm Tea/Zazen
  • 10:00 pm Lights out - monastery doors locked

Last Sunday

  • 3:50 am Wake-up bell
  • 4:30 am Zazen
  • 4:55 am Zazen and closing remarks
  • 6:50 am Breakfast
  • 8:00 am Closing Circle
  • 10:00 am Sunday Program (service, zazen)
  • 11:20 am Dharma talk and formal end of sesshin
  • 12:00 pm Lunch (informal)