CCZC March 29th One Day Retreat
March, Cape Cod Zen Center will have a One Day Retreat with kong an interviews,
led by Dharma Master Barry Briggs JDPSN.
On Saturday, March 29th, this One Day Zen Retreat will be at Cape Cod
Zen Center, in South Yarmouth. We’ll
meet at CCZC (directions, below) at 169 North Main Street, in South Yarmouth,
at 8:45 a.m., for retreat orientation – MANDATORY for anyone who hasn’t sat a
Retreat with kong an interviews. At 9:15
a.m., there will be retreat registration.
Please be on time for retreat registration. Then we’ll start, promptly
at 9:30, reading
Zen Master Seung Sahn’s Temple Rules; then we’ll meditate – sitting and walking
– for six hours, during which we will have kong-an interviews with Master Barry
Briggs. We’ll conclude with chanting the
Heart Sutra and Great Dharani, and a Circle Talk, ending at about 3:30
p.m. There is a fee for this Retreat,
and pre-registration IS required, please.
Participants are asked to please sign up with Jim or Timothy – in
person, by e-mail email@example.com
or phone 508-362-2410 (Jim) or 508-776-4741 (Timothy). Here are more details.
Directions to Cape Cod Zen
Center: From the Mid Cape Highway (Route 6), take Exit 8 south, on Station
Avenue/Union Street. Go 1 1/2 miles south on Station Avenue. Just
after the Dennis-Yarmouth High School (and tennis courts), turn left on
Regional Avenue; go 0.3 miles on Regional Ave. At the stop sign, turn
right on North Main Street. The Cape Cod Zen Center is the first house
(it’s gray), and gray barn, on the right - 169 North Main Street, in South
The Zen Center and new dharma room are on the
left (south) side of the barn.
at CCZC: We have limited parking at CCZC, so please car-pool (or walk or be
dropped off), if possible. Besides
limited parking in the driveway, several cars can be parked in the field on the
north side of the house. Thanks!
to wear: Primarily, wear loose, comfortable clothes. Please consider wearing
warm socks, as we’ll
remove our shoes for the Retreat. Robes
are required, for Kwan Um School of Zen members who have taken Precepts. Guest
robes are available for those who have
not taken the Five Precepts.
to bring: Cape Cod Zen Center has mats and cushions. If you prefer your own
cushion and mat,
please bring them. We have kneeling
benches, and chairs. We just meditate – without
a lunch break; we’ll go out to eat, after the Retreat. If you have
questions about, or wish to
discuss, what to bring – please contact Jim or Tim.
is a fee for this Retreat - $25 for Kwan Um School of Zen members, and $50 for
Non-Kwan Um members. Cash or check (made
out to CCZC) is fine. Sorry – we do not
accept credit cards.
up: Participants are asked to please sign up with Jim or Timothy – in person,
by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
or phone 508-362-2410 (Jim) or 508-776-4741 (Timothy).
cancellation note: If you register for this Retreat, then need to cancel,
please let us know as soon as possible – so we can plan accordingly. Thanks!