Retreats

Retreat at Anam Cara (over Inverness, Scotland)

Dogen Sangha retreats (or ‘sesshin’) usually start on a Thursday and finish the following Sunday. This is a typical programme:

Thursday evening
6:00 – 7:00   Arrive
7:15 – 8:00   Supper
8:45      Opening Ceremony
9:00 – 9:30    Zazen

Friday & Saturday
6:00     Wake-up call
7:00 – 7:40    Zazen
8:00 – 9.00    Breakfast
9.00 – 9.50    Samu/Rakusu Workshop
10:00 – 11.00   Zazen – Kinhin – Zazen
11:00 – 11:20  Coffee break
11:20 – 12:20   Talk and discussion
12:30 – 1:00    Zazen
1:15 – 2:15     Lunch
2:15 – 4.00     Free time
4:00 – 5:00     Zazen – Kinhin – Zazen
5:00 – 5:15   Coffee break
5:15 – 6:15    Talk and discussion
6:30 – 7:00    Zazen
7:15 – 8:15    Supper
8:15 – 9:00     Free time
9:00 – 9:30    Zazen

Sunday
6:00    Wake-up call
7:00 – 7:40    Zazen
8:00 – 9.00    Breakfast
9.00 – 9.50    Samu/Rakusu Workshop
10:00 – 11:00   Zazen – Kinhin – Zazen
11:00 – 11:20  Coffee break
11:20 – 12:20   Talk and discussion
12:30 – 1:00    Zazen
1:15 – 2:15     Lunch
2:15- 2:45      Free time
2:45 – 3.15    Zazen – Closing Ceremony
3:15 – 3:45   Packing up & cleaning

Retreat Pictures

Czechia/Slovakia retreat pictures HERE

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