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April 2018 Retreat (20-22)

Who:  Shinmon Michael Newton of Mountain Rain Zen Community and Shuso Baizan Tim Sampson of Calgary Soto Zen.

Theme: Zazen-Sitting Meditation

When: Friday April 20 to Sunday April 22, 2018


Friday - 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.
Saturday - 9:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M.
Sunday - 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

Where: FCJ Retreat and Conference Centre 219-19 Ave SW, Calgary

Cost: Recommended fee of $120.00, not including a donation for the teacher at retreat.

Reduced fee may be paid by  those on limited income. Nobody will be turned away.

For further information contact

Register online, at the 17 Avenue Zendo or through the registrar

The retreat is open to beginners and experienced practitioners. It will include zazen (sitting meditation), kinhin (walking meditation), dharma talks and Dokusan (individual meetings with the teacher).

Lunch will not be provided on Saturday and Sunday (please bring your own bag lunch) but a vegetarian meal will be offered at dinner on Saturday.