Sitting Meditation & Sesshins
See below for descriptions of half-day introductory and one-day offerings, as well as longer sesshins. Sesshin means to collect the heart/mind. We spend up to 7 days meditating, eating, and working in silence, devoting every aspect of the day to the realization of the Buddha Way. Sesshin meals are generally served and taken in the traditional oryoki style.
Saturday Half-Day Introductory Sittings at Green Gulch Farm
9 am – 12:15 pm
A gentle introduction for beginning sitters.
One-Day Sittings at Green Gulch
5 am – 6 pm
One-day sittings offer traditional Soto Zen all-day meditation practice.
August Three-Day Sesshin, GGF 8/22 – 8/25
Led by Abiding Abbess Furyu Schroeder
Thursday, August 22, 7 pm – Sunday, August 25, noon
Registration deadline August 10
Seven-Day Rohatsu Sesshin, GGF 12/2 – 12/9
Sunday, 3 pm – Sunday, 2 pm
Led by Senior Dharma Teacher Tenshin Reb Anderson
A $5 donation for support of the temple is suggested at the morning program; lunch donation is separate.