January 12 – 15, 2017

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Winter Retreat: A Silent Retreat Exploring the Awakening Nature of Caring

With Sensei Robert Chodo Campbell, Sensei Koshin Paley Ellison and Sensei Dorothy Dai En Friedman

Sesshin is an opportunity to touch your essential nature
and bring heart and mind together.

It is the core of Zen practice.

The Platform Sutra, attributed to Hui Neng, is the seminal text exploring Buddha Nature.
Come deepen your vows to care for yourself and world at our Annual Martin Luther King Jr. weekend silent retreat.

At this retreat, we will practice zazen together under the guidance of the core teachers of NYZCCC.

The Dharma Talks will explore ways to cultivate fearlessness, courage and joy.

Each day consists of both sitting and walking Meditation, yoga,
dharma talks and one on one meetings with the teachers.

4 Days/ 3 Nights  Meals are included.

SINGLE: $640   DOUBLE: $540  TRIPLE: $490  

*Please not that the cost does not include Dana for the teachers.




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


The Garrison Institute rests on the banks of the beautiful Hudson River and offers elegant accommodations, a stunning meditation hall and excellent vegetarian fare. It is conveniently located two hours north of NYC and is easily reachable via by car or train.