Olympia Zen Center Order of Ryokan
PRACTICE PERIOD SCHEDULE January 10 to April 12
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 6:15-7:15 Zazen and ceremony
Saturday 7:00 two periods Zazen, ceremony, samu, breakfast, study
Tuesday through Thursday 11:30 - 12:20 Zazen and chant
Friday 12:00 - 12:50 Brown Bag Zazen Zazen and brief encouragement talk
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 5:30 - 6:20 Zazen, brief ceremony
Wednesday 7:00 Zazen, ceremony, Teisho
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 6:15 - 7:15
Saturday 7:30 Zazen, ceremony, samu, breakfast, study
Wednesday 7:00 Zazen with Teisho or encouragement talk. Newcomer Orientation at 6:00 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month.
Thursday 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Zazen and walking meditation only. Young people are welcome.
Longer retreats occur monthly, and semi-annually.
RESIDENCIES FOR PRACTICING ZEN STUDENTS
LIVING AT THE CENTER
There is opportunity for residence for Zen students at OZC. Please inquire to obtain an application.
Personal Retreats may be arranged to suit your individual needs. Retreatants are requested to fill out an application which will be sent on request.
Olympia Zen Center Sangha
ONE DAY SESSHIN 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
January 10: Opening of Practice Period
Apri 10 -11: Friday evening and One Day Sesshin, Practice Period Closes
April 12: Shuso Ceremony 2 p.m.
FULL MOON SESSHIN July 28 - August 1, followed by 20th Year Anniversary Celebration
ROHATSU SESSHIN December 1 - 7