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Online Nine-Day Retreat: August 20 – 28

Saturday, August 20 – Sunday, August 28

Daily 7 am – 4:30 pm (except 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm first Saturday)

Beginning on Saturday, August 20, we’ll gather our online and in-person communities for a nine day immersion in group practice, Dharma talks, and personal Dharma dialogues with Zen Master Jeong Ji and Ann Pepper, JDPSN. Please join us to deepen our practice for the sake of all beings.

This retreat will be conducted online using Zoom, with a concurrent opportunity to practice together in person in the Blue Heron dharma room. Please register by Tuesday, August 16.

To Join Online: join our usual Zoom meeting (link) up to 10 minutes before the retreat starts each day at 7am.

To Join In Person: come to Blue Heron by 6:50am on each day. Attendees should be vaccinated and wear a high-quality, well-fitting mask. Those meeting in person will observe the online practice from the dharma room, and will meet the teacher online for kong-an dialogues. Please bring a phone, tablet, or laptop to serve as a backup device if needed. No food will be served; bring a lunch for the lunch break.

Retreat Fees :
Members: $25 plus dana* per day.
Non-Members: $35 plus dana* per day.
*Dana is a voluntary donation of gratitude to our Teacher.

Please register by Tuesday, August 16.

Register Now!

Retreat Schedule

First Day:
12:30 pm xxxxxxxxxxxFour Great Vows
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxOrientation and Temple Rules
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxEvening Bell Chant
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxSitting and Walking Meditation / Interviews
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4:20 pmxxxxxxxxxxxTwo Chants & Four Great Vows
4:30 pmxxxxxxxxxxxEnd of Group Formal practice
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx(Keep practicing on your own!)
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Daily:
7:00 amxxxxxxxxxxFour Great Vows
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxEvening Bell Chant
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxSitting and Walking Meditation / Interviews
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10:30 amxxxxxxxxxWork Period
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11:30 amxxxxxxxxxLunch Break
.
12:30 amxxxxxxxxxSitting and Walking Meditation / Interviews
.………..
4:20 pmxxxxxxxxxxTwo Chants & Four Great Vows
4:30 pmxxxxxxxxxxEnd of Group Formal practice
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx(Keep practicing on your own!)
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Last Day:
7:00 amxxxxxxxxxxFour Great Vows
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxEvening Bell Chant
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxSitting and Walking Meditation / Interviews
.
10:30 amxxxxxxxxxWork Period
.
11:30 amxxxxxxxxxLunch Break
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12:30 amxxxxxxxxxSitting and Walking Meditation / Interviews
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3:40 pmxxxxxxxxxTwo Chants & Four Great Vows
4:20 pmxxxxxxxxxCircle Talk
4:30 pmxxxxxxxxxRetreat Ends

Online Nine-Day Retreat: August 20 – 282022-07-24T13:06:49-07:00
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