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Zen Sewing Weekend Retreat

  • Saturday, May 04, 2019
  • 9:00 AM
  • Sunday, May 05, 2019
  • 4:00 PM


  • Invited to arrive Friday morning and to sew as much of Friday afternoon and Saturday as you can.
  • Come learn the stitch and help with the shuso's rakusu, making envelopes and other Zen sewing projects. Welcome to arrive Friday 1pm or Saturday 9am and come for as much as you can. (Friday morning is for jukai students only).


Join sangha sewing teacher Shudo Chris Burkhart in sewing Zen ritual clothing. 

Updated may be forthcoming after Chris returns from Tassajara - please read these details as preliminary.

Those preparing for jukai are invited to arrive on Friday at 9am. 

Those who want to help with the shuso's rakusu and other sangha sewing are welcome to arrive on Friday afternoon or Saturday.

Tentative Schedule:
Friday 9am - Noon  Sewing for Jukai students
          Noon - 1pm Zazen 
          1pm - 5pm   Those who want to learn to sew may join
                               (sewing continues for Jukai students)

Saturday 9am - 4pm Sewing continues for jukai students and others.

Please RVSP so we know how many places to set up.

Questions? Please contact Chris at     360-389-3444
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