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October 2020

October Half-Day Retreat 2020

October 17, 2020  2022 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Silently engaging in sitting and walking meditation, hearing a dharma talk, and joining in conversation with the community are wonderful ways to spend a Saturday morning.

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November 2020

November Half-Day Online Retreat

November 7, 2020  2022 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Silently engaging in sitting and walking meditation, hearing a dharma talk, and joining in conversation with the community are wonderful ways to spend a Saturday morning.All levels of practice are welcome. No one will be turned away for financial reasons. Please contact info@zencare.org for further information. Click here to register.

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December 2020

December Half-Day Retreat 2020

December 12, 2020  2022 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Silently engaging in sitting and walking meditation, hearing a dharma talk, and joining in conversation with the community are wonderful ways to spend a Saturday morning.

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The Zen Priestess and the Snake: A Woman’s Path of Transformation and Healing

December 21, 2020  2022 from 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Join Roshi Shinko for a special evening based on her book, The Zen Priestess and the Snake exploring a feminine viewpoint of Zen in America and making a case for bringing the wisdom of the Sacred Feminine back into Buddhism.

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January 2021

Beginner’s Mind Online Sesshin: A Winter Silent Retreat of Wholehearted Practice

January 13, 2021 - January 17, 2021

A cornerstone of Zen practice, the Japanese word for “sesshin” means “touching the heart-mind.”

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January Half-Day Online Retreat

January 23, 2021  2022 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Silently engaging in sitting and walking meditation, hearing a dharma talk, and joining in conversation with the community are wonderful ways to spend a Saturday morning.

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February 2021

February Half-Day Online Retreat

February 13, 2021  2022 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Silently engaging in sitting and walking meditation, hearing a dharma talk, and joining in conversation with the community are wonderful ways to spend a Saturday morning.

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March 2021

End of Life Care: A Workshop for Professionals and Caregivers

March 7, 2021  2022 from 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This workshop hosted by Insight LA will focus on integrating spiritual practice with how we care for others. Healthcare professionals, educators, hospice workers, volunteers and family caregivers are most welcome.

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March Half Day Retreat

March 20, 2021  2022 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Silently engaging in sitting and walking meditation, hearing a dharma talk, and joining in conversation with the community are wonderful ways to spend a Saturday morning.

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April 2021

Contemplative End of Life Care Training Intensive

April 9, 2021  2022 from 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Offered in a retreat format, we will explore contemplative care best practices and how it strengthens individual capacity for compassionate contemplative service. Our days will be interspersed with several periods of silent meditation, lectures by faculty, experiential exercises, writing and conversation. 

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April Half Day Retreat

April 24, 2021  2022 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Silently engaging in sitting and walking meditation, hearing a dharma talk, and joining in conversation with the community are wonderful ways to spend a Saturday morning.

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May 2021

May Half Day Retreat

May 15, 2021  2022 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Half-day retreat and meditation November 2021

Silently engaging in sitting and walking meditation, hearing a dharma talk, and joining in conversation with the community are wonderful ways to spend a Saturday morning.

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June 2021

Half Day Online Retreat

June 12, 2021  2022 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Half-day retreat and meditation November 2021

Silently engaging in sitting and walking meditation, hearing a dharma talk, and joining in conversation with the community are wonderful ways to spend a Saturday morning.

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July 2021

Zazenkai: A Full Day Online Retreat

July 10, 2021  2022 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This daylong online retreat is an opportunity to engage in silent practice within a supportive community and hear a Dharma Talk.

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August 2021

Zazenkai: A Full Day Online Retreat

August 14, 2021  2022 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This daylong online retreat is an opportunity to engage in silent practice within a supportive community, hear a Dharma Talk, and join in conversation with the community. Practice includes sitting (zazen) and walking (kinin) meditation. This one-day practice period is a wonderful opportunity for extended meditation.

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September 2021

September Half-Day Online Retreat

September 18, 2021  2022 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Half-day retreat and meditation November 2021

Silently engaging in sitting and walking meditation, hearing a dharma talk, and joining in conversation with the community are wonderful ways to spend a Saturday morning.

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October 2021

October Half-Day Online Retreat

October 16, 2021  2022 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Half-day retreat and meditation November 2021

Silently engaging in sitting and walking meditation, hearing a dharma talk, and joining in conversation with the community are wonderful ways to spend a Saturday morning.

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November 2021

November Half-Day Retreat 2021

November 13, 2021  2022 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Half-day retreat and meditation November 2021

Silently engaging in sitting and walking meditation, hearing a dharma talk, and joining in conversation with the community are wonderful ways to spend a Saturday morning.

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December 2021

December Half-Day Online Retreat

December 11, 2021  2022 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Half-day retreat and meditation November 2021

Silently engaging in sitting and walking meditation, hearing a dharma talk, and joining in conversation with the community are wonderful ways to spend a Saturday morning.

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January 2022

Beginner’s Mind Online Sesshin: A Winter Silent Retreat of Wholehearted Practice

January 12

Start the new year in community with us for Winter Sesshin at The Garrison Institute. Sesshin provides an extraordinary opportunity to slow down, enjoy a change of pace and focus, and feel both the immediate and far-reaching impacts throughout your life by participating in these five days of Noble Silence.

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January Half-Day Retreat 2022

January 22  2022 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Silently engaging in sitting and walking meditation, hearing a dharma talk, and joining in conversation with the community are wonderful ways to spend a Saturday morning.

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