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2020 Zazenkai Schedule:


Sunday, March 29th Spring Practice Period: “Enter the Spring Breeze” 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 spring practice period Sunday, March 29th at Two Rivers Zen Community, 76 Main St., Narrowsburg, N.Y. Morning tea, coffee & snacks, a nutritious vegetarian meal and afternoon tea are included. 
Additional Dates:
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.
Full Day: Arrival: 7:45-8:15, Departure: 4:00 P.M.
Half Day- Morning: Arrival: 7:45-8:15 Departure: No Lunch: 11:50, With Lunch: 12:40
Half Day-Afternoon Arrival: Lunch: 11:50, After Lunch: 12:40, Departure: 400 P.M.
Registration Form 


Basic Schedule [Subject to Variation]

07:45:   Zendo Opens

08:00     Informal Tea & Coffee

08:20     Zendo Entry Bell & Jundo

08:30     Movement Practice

09:00     Kyoten Zazen

09:25     Rapid Kinhin [Sunday Entry Bell]

09:30     Zazen

09:55     Kinhin & Verse of the Okesa

10:00     Zazen

10:25     Service: Recitation & Dedications

10:55     Coffee & Tea Break

11:10     Dharma Talk

11:50     Lunch & Break [Afternoon Entry]

12:40     Zazen

01:10     Kinhin

01:15     Zazen

01:45     Kinhin

01:50     Zazen

02:20     Enmei Jukku Kannon Gyo (27X)

02:35     Q & A Session

03:05     Yaza Zazen

03:30     Samu Work Practice

03:50     Counsel & Closing

04:00   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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