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Subject to Change - Last Updated February 21, 2015


  • May 23
    September 12
    October 10
    November 7
    December 19

    One-Day Sittings at Green Gulch Farm.
    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sitting and walking meditation, chi gung, dharma talk and discussion, lunch. Beginning and experienced students welcome. $40 to Green Gulch ($36 current SFZC members, $32 limited income); a separate teaching donation (dana) for Edward is also requested. Call Green Gulch at 415-383-3134 to register; more information about these Saturday sittings can be found here, in a November 2013 interview with Edward.

  • May 28 - May 31
    Visit to the Czech Republic -- Meditation Retreat at Village House, northwest of Prague.
    Formal practice with informal feeling; this retreat includes chi gung practice as well as work period in the daily schedule. More information about Village House is available here, information about the retreat is here. You can also email Mita Castle-Kanerova with questions or to register.

  • June 9 - 14
    Zen and Cooking, Buddhistisches Zentrum Scheibbs, Austria.
    Information and registration here.

  • June 20 - 27
    Sesshin (zazen and chi gung), Puregg Haus der Stille, Austria.
    Information and registration here.

  • July 2 - 5
    How to Cook Your Life, Zen Zentrum Eisenbuch, Germany.
    Contact Eisenbuch for information and registration here.

  • July 8 - 11
    Visit to Munich, Germany.
    How to Cook Your Life, Friday, July 10 - Saturday, July 11; details and registration information here. Meditation, dharma talks TBA; please check back for details or email for information.

  • July 13 - 19
    How to Cook Your Life, Stiftung Felsentor, Vitznau, Switzerland.
    Information here, or email with questions or to register.

 Mad and John jukai

Jukai, Sangha Week 2011