April 6 - September 13, 2015
The Summer Work Practice Program provides a wonderful opportunity for living and working within a community where the foundation is Zen meditation. The focus of our practice in the summer is work. Life here is intense and physically demanding, requiring a high degree of self-discipline and self-motivation. At the same time, work practice offers many opportunities for studying the self, cultivating dharma relationships with other students and teachers, and practicing in a deeply supportive natural environment. Tassajara’s work-practice approach is based on the teachings of Shunryu Suzuki Roshi.
Applications are currently being accepted, and space is still available for summer work practice. We particularly welcome applications that include time in May and August/September, the beginning and end periods of Guest Season.