The first retreat of 2012 will be held at The Center at Westwoods, in Westwood, Massachusetts on March 11 from 12 pm – 4 pm. This is our first time at The Center, which offers a peaceful and natural setting for retreats.
The afternoon will include a Dharma talk and the opportunity to engage in different aspects of formal Zen meditation practice. These include seated meditation (Zazen), walking meditation (Kinhin), and chanting. Formal tea (Sarei) will be served and an afternoon snack will be available. Please join us!
The cost for the afternoon is $40/$35 for members. Please make checks payable to Houn-an, Dharma Cloud Hermitage. Arrangements can be made for a sliding fee.
Transportation & Arrival
If you can offer a ride or you need one, please let us know so we can arrange for car pooling.
Please arrive by 11:45 am.
Sign up & Questions
To sign-up or to ask questions please use the Contact Form or telephone Shukō or Dokurō at 617-800-9585.
Instruction is available for those who are new to this form or who would like a refresher.
What to bring
If you have a favorite cushion, feel free to bring it along. Loose fitting clothing or robes are suitable. There will be outside walking meditation weather permitting.