O Sesshin schedule

DAILY SCHEDULE during OSESSHIN
3:50 am    Wakeup bell (3:20 am in May)
4:30           Sutras
5:00           Zazen (sitting)/Sanzen
7:00           Breakfast
8:00           Samu (daily work)
9:20           Assemble in zendo
9:30           Zazen
11:00           Lunch (main meal)
12:45           Assemble in zendo
1:00           Teisho(dharma lecture)
3:00            Exercise period
3:50            Assemble in zendo
4:00            Supper
5:50            Assemble in zendo
6:00            Golden Hour (uninterrupted zazen)
7:00            Zazen/sanzen
9:00            Sarei(tea)/Closing Sutras
9:00  on       Yaza (night sitting)
This schedule is subject to change.

Kokuho Day (Day Before Sesshin, with Opening Ceremony in evening):

Please help prepare the monastery by arriving a day or two early if you can.

Choka: 5-6 am

Zazen 6-7 am,

7 am, breakfast, break, work.

Free Style lunch: 12:30

Free Style Supper: 4:00 pm

Orientation in Dining Hall 5 pm

Seated on Cushion: 7:45 pm

Kokuho- Opening ceremony with talk : 8 pm-9 pm,

9 pm  Kaichin, brief evening chanting in kitchen

Please check in if you are late … 360 331- 4142 or sesshin@tahomazenmonastery.com