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2020 Zazenkai Schedule:




February 16 (snow date 2/23): Winter Ango “King of Samadhi” Zazenkai

Come together with like-minded individuals to enjoy a day of peaceful, relaxing silence. Step away from your day-to-day stress during these uncertain times. Feel the shared peace evoked by “Great Silence,” and join us for “Zazenkai” and  opening of winter practice period Sunday, February 16th at Two Rivers Zen Community, 76 Main St., Narrowsburg, N.Y. A nutritious vegetarian meal and Afternoon Tea are included. 

Additional Dates:
April 26
June 28
August 23

Full & Half Day Meditation Retreats

Zazenkai literally means “coming together for zazen” and consists of a daylong retreat devoted to practice, with Great Silence observed throughout the day. This is an opportunity to intensify and deepen practice and settle the mind in a supportive group setting through the experience of periods of uninterrupted meditation (zazen), walking meditation (kinhin), a dharma talk or seminar, service, mindful work practice, meals, and optional one-to-one practice meetings with a teacher. Newcomer’s orientation and instructions are available.


Fee: $40 Formal Members: $25
Half Day: Morning or Afternoon: $20
Includes morning coffee, snacks, lunch, coffee, tea
Limited enrollment. Register at the Zendo or by mail:*
Check or Money Order payable to TRZC
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 405, Narrowsburg, N.Y. 12764
* Full or Part-Time participation is available upon request
For part-time registration please indicate morning or afternoon session.
Basic Schedule [Subject to Variation]

7:45:   Zendo Opens

8:00     Informal Tea & Coffee

8:20     Zendo Entry Bell & Jundo

8:30     Moving Meditation

8:50     Zazen

9:15     Rapid Kinhin

9:25     Zazen

9:50     Formal Service

10:20     Zazen

10:55   Kinhin

11:05     Zazen

11:30     Coffee & Tea Break

11:45     Dharma Talk: Q & A

12:20     Zazen

12:45       Lunch, Self-clean-up, rest period

1:25:       Zazen

1:50       Ennmei Jukku Kannon Gyo 27X

2:15:     Zazen

2:40     Samu Work Practice- Set-up

3:00:     Buddha’s Birthday Celebration

3:30:     Counsel & Closing

4:00       Clean-up & Departure


Reservations or Questions: Use comment box below
Two Rivers Zen Community
76 Main St., Narrowsburg, N.Y.
Mailing Address: TRZC, P.O. Box 405, Narrowsburg, N.Y. 12764
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