*We do not currently have our own place and thus are unable offer a public schedule right now, except for Sunday groups which are currently being held at 4418 SE Harrison St., Portland Or, 97215. As soon as we have a new place we will start our regular schedule again, and post all info here.
Winter Daily Schedule (Last year, at our former Hermitage)
- 5 am 108 bows/ sitting/ chanting/ sitting
- 7:00 open practice/exercise (asana yoga, qi gong, tai chi, nada yoga, etc…)
- 8:3o breakfast (informal/ silent)
- 12:30 lunch (informal/silent)
- Sunset chanting
- 6:00 evening snack
- 7:30 sitting x3/ nine bows
*Times are approximate
*Our zendo is always open for sitting
*Everything is offered free of charge
*Silence is observed each day from wake-up until the end of the morning schedule and after 7:30pm
*Sunday 3pm meditation group (30 min. sitting followed by question/answer and an informal dinner)
*Friday half day retreat ending after lunch
*No cell phone or internet use on grounds
*All sittings are approximately 40 min. unless otherwise specified
*If you bring food donations, please only vegan (no animal products) and no garlic, onions, or spicy foods.
*If you are interested in having more meditation/posture instruction or want to learn the zen style of eating we use during retreats please let us know and we can schedule a time.