Four-Day Sesshin 2024, CC 3/27 - 3/30

Practice Center
Date / Time
Mar 27, 2024 / 6:00am - Mar 30, 2024 / 6:00pm
Event Type
Sitting Meditation & Sesshins

This sesshin will be at Unity Church at 240 Page Street.

Please register by Wednesday, March 20.

The four-day sesshin closes the Winter 2024 Practice Period.

Sesshins are traditional Soto Zen meditation retreats that include dharma talks, sitting and walking meditation, and private interviews with senior teachers. Please review 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. View the sesshin schedule here.

Online option link.

If you will need a chair for the entire sesshin please indicate that when you sign up.

Please NOTE: Due to the lack of kitchen facilities in the rented space, SFZC is unable to provide meals or lodging during sesshin. Please plan to bring your own vegetarian bag lunch and utensils. There will be coffee, tea and fruit available along with access to a refrigerator. Each day will end at 6pm, before dinner.

Prerequisite: At least two one-day sittings at City Center or Green Gulch. If you have not participated in a San Francisco Zen Center sesshin before, please communicate with the ino ( before signing up.

Fee Information
  • Full price: $300
  • SFZC members: $270
  • Sliding Scale 1: $180
  • Sliding Scale 2: $80

For additional discount options, please email us at

Due to the current renovations at 300 Page Street, this sesshin will be held at Unity Church (address above) located one block east of 300 Page street.

Please register by Wednesday, March 20.

Before registering, please review the Health and Safety Requirements.

Register Online