Daily Schedule and Sesshin Dates

Daily Schedule (starting in July, the center is closed Tuesday am)
Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 6:00 - 7:00 am
Tuesday & Thursday 7:00 - 8:45 pm
Sunday Dharma Talk 8:00 - 10:30 am (Sitting at 8 am. Arrive for talk only at 8:45 am)

2014 Sesshin Dates:
April 12-19 - Ryuku and Tetsuzan Senseis
June 14-21 (Old Bones) - Ryuku Sensei
July 29-August 3 (Mountain) - Metta Sensei
October 18-25 - Tetsuzan Sensei
December 6-13 - Metta and Ryuku Senseis
2014 Weekend Sesshin Date:
February 28-March 2 (w/Zazenkai) - Tetsuzan Sensei
2014 Zazenkai Dates:
January 12 - Ryuku Sensei
February 16 - Metta Sensei
March 2 - Tetsuzan Sensei
May 11 - Metta Sensei
August 17- half day- Tetsuzan Sensei
September 21 - Ryuku Sensei
November 21 - Tetsuzan Sensei

Workday: a day of work around the temple, from 8 am-12 pm

Ceremony of Aid: a ceremony to help relieve a specific source of suffering in the world

Dharma Discussion: discussion on a specific topic, led by a teacher, or a senior student

Dharma Talk: Zen talk given by a senior student

Kannon Ceremony: a ceremony in honor of Kannon Bodhisattva

Renewal Ceremony: repentance and renewal of vows for members of the Lay Order

Repentance Ceremony: a ceremony of repentance and purification

Samu: work as meditation in action

Sangha Meeting: temple governance meeting for all supporting members of the Zen Center of Denver

Introductory Seminar: introduction to Zen Buddhism

Sesshin: meditation retreat

Shosan: Public exchange of Dharma between teacher and student

Zazen w/T&D: two rounds of sitting and a talk and discussion period led by a teacher

Teisho: Zen talk given by a teacher

Zazen w/Q&A: two rounds of sitting and a question and answer period led by a teacher

Zazenkai: all-day sitting