2020 Sesshins, Half-Day Sittings & Zazenkais

  • Manjusri

    February 3-day Non-residential Sesshin

    Informal meal for participants followed by Opening Ceremony at 7:00, ending with "Great Vows for All" at 9:00 p.m. | Ends on Sunday, 7:00 a.m. through 4:00 p.m.

    Full Sesshin Schedule
  • Buddha and Bodhisattva

    March 7-day Jataka/Working Person Sesshin

    At the Toronto Zen Centre

    Full Sesshin Schedule
  • Manjusri

    April All-day Zazenkai—The Buddha's Birthday Ceremony

    8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Bodhisattva

    May Half-Day Sitting—Roshi Kapleau Memorial Ceremony

    8:30 a.m. to noon

  • Manjusri

    June 4-Day Non-residential Sesshin

    Informal meal for participants followed by Opening Ceremony at 7:00, ending with "Great Vows for All" at 9:00 p.m.

    Full Sesshin Schedule
  • Manjusri

    July All-day Zazenkai

    8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Manjusri

    September 3-Day Non-residential Sesshin

    Informal meal for participants followed by Opening Ceremony at 7:00, ending with "Great Vows for All" at 9:00 p.m.

    Full Sesshin Schedule
  • Bodhisattva

    October Half-Day Sitting—Bodhidharma Day Ceremony

    8:30 a.m. to noon

  • Buddha and Bodhisattva

    October 5-day Jataka/Working Person Sesshin

    At the Vermont Zen Center

    Full Sesshin Schedule
  • Manjusri

    December All-day Zazenkai—The Buddha's Enlightenment Ceremony

    8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.


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