One-Day In-Person Sit with Charlie Korin Pokorny, Nov 19


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Location: Boundless Mind Temple at Christ Church Cobble Hill, at 326 Clinton Street, Brooklyn (enter by the Clinton Street driveway gate, pass the scaffolding, and through the double doors)

In this in-person sit, the schedule will include periods of zazen (sitting meditation) and kinhin (walking meditation), along guided meditation practices, soji, service and a dharma talk.

Lunch will not be served. Participants are welcome to bring their own lunch or go out for lunch (there will be an ample break in the middle of the day).

We are currently at risk level GREEN (low risk) – we ask that all participants be fully vaccinated and boosted, masks are optional. Please see the BZC Covid Protocol for additional information.


Partial scholarships are available for retreats such as this one. To apply for a scholarship, please use this link and wait for approval before registration. Scholarship applications are due by November 11.

Registration closes November 16.

Please note our cancellation policy: To request a refund for this program you must notify BZC in writing at least 48 hours before the beginning of the program. Please see our complete cancellation policy here.


About Charlie Korin Pokorny

 

Charlie Korin Pokorny grew up in Hyde Park on the South Side of Chicago. He was ordained as a priest by Reb Anderson in 1999 and received dharma transmission in 2018. He practiced as a resident at Tassajara and Green Gulch Farm and studied koans with Daniel Terragno. Charlie and Sarah served as head priests at Stone Creek Zen Center 2014-2022. He teaches at the Institute of Buddhist Studies in Berkeley (including courses on Buddhist philosophy, history, meditation and ritual practice). Charlie, Sarah and their children moved to Brooklyn in 2022.

 


Access Notes: We are in an historical building which is not wheelchair accessible. There are two flights of stairs leading to the center, located on the second floor. Chairs, benches, and extra support cushions are available. If you have any additional questions about accessibility, please contact us at info@brooklynzen.org.

Our Location: Boundless Mind Temple is located at Christ Church Cobble Hill, at 326 Clinton Street, at the corner of Kane Street, in the Cobble Hill section of Brooklyn. The closest subway is the Bergen Street stop on the F line. To reach the center, please enter by the Clinton Street driveway gate, pass the scaffolding, and through the double doors. There are two flights of stairs leading to the center, located on the second floor.