October 15 - December 10, 2013
led by Senior Dharma Teacher Tenshin Reb Anderson Practicing for the Welfare of all Beings
Practice period offers an opportunity for beginning and experienced students to participate in an intense period of residential practice that centers around daily zazen, work and study. Weekly events include lectures, classes, oryoki meals, and tea with the practice period leader. Students meet individually with the practice period leader and/or with other practice leaders several times throughout the retreat. We ask participants to commit to the entire eight weeks, which includes two one-day sittings and concludes with a seven-day sesshin. Please review the Practice Period Guidelines [Word
] before submitting your application. For a practice period application, click
]. Deadline for applications:
The deadline date for applications is August 31.
- Non-refundable application fee: $30. This fee can be paid by check or through Eventbrite using the Ticket Table below.
- Practice Period Fee: $1975. The practice period fee is paid after acceptance through application. The notice of acceptance to the practice period will be accompanied by information on paying the fee.
For questions or information, contact Kathy Early at email@example.com
or by phone at 415-729-5512.
Senior Dharma Teacher Tenshin Reb Anderson
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.