Retreats and Sesshins

Upcoming meditation retreats lasting more than one day

When the event is open for registration, click on the links for more details and to register. Note that registration closes 8 days (and sometimes more) before the retreat, and scholarships are available, whose application is usually due 13 days before the retreat. See the event pages for more information.

BZC offers retreats at several price levels to allow participants to pay according to individual means. If you have been a member of BZC for more than three months, you can apply the member rate. Please consider giving at our sustaining rate which directly supports inclusive community attendance on our retreats.

Zen Practice and Buddha Activity: five-day sesshin with Tenshin Reb Anderson, June 19 – 23

Three-day sesshin with Jukai (ordination ceremony), October 11 –  13. Registration is not open yet.

Five-day Rohatsu sesshin, December 11 – 15. Registration is not open yet.

Past offerings have included:

3-Day Sesshin with Greg Snyder, March 15-17

1-day zazenkai with Greg Snyder, Feb 16

What Get’s Left Out: Issues of Cultural Spiritual Bypassing in Western Convert Buddhism, Feb 9 & 10

Reclaiming the Feminine in Our Practice with Laura O’Loughlin and Sebene Salassie, Feb 2 & 3

Rohatsu Sesshin with Greg Snyder and Laura O’Loughlin, December 12-16

3-Day Sesshin with Greg Snyder, October 5-7

Listening to the Cries of the World, a 5-day sesshin with Tenshin Reb Anderson, June 13-17

Undoing Patriarchy and Unveiling the Sacred Masculine, with Greg Snyder and Lama Rod, Jan 5-7