Summer Sesshin

with Sensei Robert Chodo Campbell, Sensei Koshin Paley Ellison, Sensei Dai En Friedman and the Zen Center for Contemplative Care Sangha

July 29 – August 5, 2017

Retreat to the peace and tranquility of Dai Bosatsu Zendo situated on the highest lake in the Catskill Mountains on 1400 acres of pristine forest.

This Summer Sesshin is an intensive seven-day meditation retreat that creates a deep and intimate space for practice. Participants observe Noble Silence throughout and follow a consistent schedule that includes sitting (zazen) and walking (kinhin) meditation, service and chanting, formal meals, personal interview with teachers, and work and body practice.

Summer Sesshin will culminate with the Jukai Ceremony when Formal Students take their Bodhisattva Vows. To learn more about becoming a Formal Zen student, please click here.


DAI BOSATSU ZENDO is on the banks of the highest lake in the Catskills, on 1400 acres of pristine forest, offering an inspiring setting for true Zen practice.

8 Days/7 Nights   Meals are included.

Single Room: $1075   Double Room: $875  

Please note that the cost does not include Dana for the teachers. To arrange transportation to and from Dai Bosatzu Zendo, visit our online rideshare board here.


108 & 216 MEMBERS receive a 10% discount.
To learn about becoming a Sustaining Member, click here.