Zen Programs

2017

26Oct

Weekend Sitting

October 26, 2017 Unlimited tickets
A Weekend Sitting is a two-and-a-half-day day meditation intensive. Arrival is between 4-5 pm, we will have an opening dinner on Thursday at 6 pm, followed by evening meditation. All day Friday, Saturday and Sunday morning will be dedicated to...
30Nov

Rohatsu Sesshin

November 30, 2017 Unlimited tickets
Sesshin means to gather the mind. Sesshin is a traditional seven-day meditation intensive. It includes sitting and walking meditation, oryoki meals, daily Dharma talks, and private interviews with the teacher. Read more...
28Dec

New Year’s Seminar – ” ‘In Depth: Basic Teachings and Practices”

December 28, 2017 Unlimited tickets
The topic of the seminar will be developed through lectures, question and answer, open discussion, and small groups.
 On New Year’s Eve we will have a festive dinner and a dance party, followed by Zazen and 108 bells to welcome...

2018

09Jan

Practice Period

January 9, 2018 Unlimited tickets
At Crestone Mountain Zen Center we continue the monastic tradition of the 90-day Practice Period. During the Practice Period residents and students are engaged in a rigorous daily schedule of Zazen, oryoki meals, lectures, study, and ceremony. All Practice Period participants live together for...
31Mar

Sesshin

March 31, 2018 Unlimited tickets
Sesshin means to gather the mind. Sesshin is a traditional seven-day meditation intensive. It includes sitting and walking meditation, oryoki meals, daily Dharma talks, and private interviews with the teacher. Read more...
23Apr

Wild Dharma Practice

April 23, 2018 Unlimited tickets
In 2018 there will be two “Wild Dharma” backpacking expeditions. In April, Zenki Roshi will lead an expedition into the Dirty Devil Canyon in Utah, followed by a trip in August into the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, the extensive and rugged...
26May

Work Week

May 26, 2018 Unlimited tickets
During the Work Week the Sangha will come together to plant the vegetable garden, continue with improving the campus landscaping, develop the soil in the new garden plot, and prepare the facilities for the summer guest season. Come enjoy the camaraderie...
07Jun

Weekend Seminar

June 7, 2018 Unlimited tickets
The Seminar is an opportunity for new and experienced students to explore basic teachings of Zen Buddhism. We will explore these questions through lectures, question and answer, open discussion, and small groups.
 Previous experience with Zen is not required. Read more...
05Jul

Weekend Sitting

July 5, 2018 Unlimited tickets
A Weekend Sitting is a two-and-a-half-day day meditation intensive. Arrival is between 4-5 pm, we will have an opening dinner on Friday at 6 pm, followed by evening meditation. All day Saturday, Sunday, and Monday morning will be dedicated to...
06Aug

Wild Dharma Practice

August 6, 2018 Unlimited tickets
In 2018 there will be two “Wild Dharma” backpacking expeditions. In April, Zenki Roshi will lead an expedition into the Dirty Devil Canyon in Utah, followed by a trip in August into the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, the extensive and rugged...
18Oct

Weekend Sitting

October 18, 2018 Unlimited tickets
A Weekend Sitting is a two-and-a-half-day day meditation intensive. Arrival is between 4-5 pm, we will have an opening dinner on Thursday at 6 pm, followed by evening meditation. All day Friday, Saturday and Sunday morning will be dedicated to...
15Nov

Weekend Sitting

November 15, 2018 Unlimited tickets
A Weekend Sitting is a two-and-a-half-day day meditation intensive. Arrival is between 4-5 pm, we will have an opening dinner on Thursday at 6 pm, followed by evening meditation. All day Friday, Saturday and Sunday morning will be dedicated to...
30Nov

Rohatsu Sesshin

November 30, 2018 Unlimited tickets
Sesshin means to gather the mind. Sesshin is a traditional seven-day meditation intensive. It includes sitting and walking meditation, oryoki meals, daily Dharma talks, and private interviews with the teacher. Read more...
28Dec

New Year’s Seminar

December 28, 2018 Unlimited tickets
The topic of the seminar will be developed through lectures, question and answer, open discussion, and small groups.
 On New Year’s Eve we will have a festive dinner and a dance party, followed by Zazen and 108 bells to welcome...