led by Senior Dharma Teacher Tenshin Reb Anderson
December 1 - 8, 2013
Sunday 3 pm - Sunday 2 pm
Sesshins are traditional Soto Zen meditation retreats that include formal zendo meals, Dharma talks, sitting and walking meditation, and private interviews with senior teachers. In order to understand the nature of our formal retreats, and to be clear about the details of the practice, please review a typical sesshin schedule
, as well as our guidelines for zendo conduct
. We ask those who attend sesshin to commit to following these guidelines and to participating in the schedule completely. If you have questions regarding the schedule or guidelines, please consult with the head of the meditation hall, the ino, via email
before completing your registration.
at least one and preferably two one-day sittings at Green Gulch or City Center. If you have not participated in a San Francisco Zen Center sesshin before, please also communicate with the ino before signing up.
will be at 3 pm and oryoki instruction (use of eating bowls) will be at 4:30 pm on the first Sunday of the sesshin.
$595, $535 current SFZC members. (We offer a few partial scholarships for people with limited income. Please call the main office for details, at 415.383.3134.)
Call our toll free number (888.743.9362) or our local number (415.475.9362). To register by check, please print and fill out a sesshin registration form
] and mail it to Green Gulch Farm with full payment. Registration for the 2012 Rohatsu sesshin must be received before noon on Tuesday, November 26
SESSHIN CANCELLATION POLICY:
22 days or more in advance: $50
21 days or less in advance: 50% of the total fee
See About Registration, Scholarships, and Cancellations.
Tenshin Reb Anderson (Senior Dharma Teacher)
Tenshin Reb Anderson practiced with Suzuki Roshi, who ordained him as a priest in 1970 and gave him the name Tenshin Zenki ("Naturally Real, The Whole Works"). He received dharma transmission in 1983 and served as abbot of San Francisco Zen Center from 1986 to 1995. Tenshin Reb Anderson continues to teach at Zen Center and lives at Green Gulch Farm.