The Summer Guest Season of past years will be closed in 2023 and Tassajara will not be operating as a guest and retreat center for this summer.
Tassajara will be open in the following ways for Zen practice in 2023:
- Summer Work Practice - for returning SFZC students and new students with Zen teacher recommendation.
- Throughout the summer, Branching Streams Sanghas will visit to practice together at Tassajara. Contact your local Sangha to learn if they are planning a visit.
- Fall 2023 Practice Period, led by Abbot Dōshin Mako Voelkel, September 21 – December 15. Applications are due by August 17. Tassajara is offering a free practice period this Fall to those who are interested and eligible to join the practice period kitchen crew; information is available on the practice period page.
Tassajara will be open in the following ways in 2024:
- Winter 2024 Practice Period with Ryushin Paul Haller, January 10 – April 4. Details and information forthcoming.
- Spring Work Period 2024, April 10 – 29.
- Summer Work Practice 2024, April 10 – September 26; for returning SFZC students and new students with Zen teacher recommendation.