Join Red Cedar Zen and the Samish Island sesshin sangha for this five-day online Zen retreat taught by Founding Teacher Zoketsu Norman Fischer with additional teachings offered by Guiding Teacher Nomon Tim Burnett.
Our retreat days are designed to be not only a substantial immersion in formal practice just like an in-person sesshin but also to leave room and flexibility for your home life.
We ask that you commit to attending as fully as you can. The retreat is limited to 80 people with priority being given to those who were previously signed up for Samish Sesshin in-person which was cancelled so that we may all be safe and well.
6:30pm tech check/questions/hang out
7pm - 8:30pm orientation and small group check ins
8:30pm - 9:00pm zazen
Saturday - Wednesday
7am - 8:30am zazen, kinhin, zazen, service….meal chant
[breakfast on your own]
10am - Noon zazen, kinhin, zazen, Dharma Talk, zazen, service…meal chant
[Afternoon open for lunch, personal practice, exercise, work period, study]
5pm - 5:40pm zazen, service
[dinner on your own]
7pm - 8:30pm zazen, kinhin, zazen, refuges
A precise schedule will be emailed to you before the retreat begins.
DOKUSAN (Private Interviews)
A link will be provided in the registration confirmation email to allow you to request dokusan from Zoketsu Norman Fischer and from Nomon Tim Burnett.
The zendo and Tim's interview room will be accessed via Zoom (link provided with registration confirmation) and doksuan with Norman will be by phone (voice call or FaceTime).
DANA AND FEES
The sliding scale registration fee for this event goes to Red Cedar Zen to help with our operating expenses during this challenging time. Dana (donations) may be made directly to Norman at Everyday Zen. You can mail a check, use your credit card, or link the free PayPal account to your bank account.