Rohatsu Sesshin Day 1

December 4, 2021 @ 6:30 am – 8:00 pm

BMZC Rohatsu sesshin is a two-day meditation retreat.

We request that attendees make a small donation to defray the expenses. You can register now at by making a suggested donation.

All of our events are currently held in person (9325 Lasaine Ave, Northridge, CA 91325) and via Zoom online. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required to enter the zendo at this time.

If you’re attending online, you can join the retreat by clicking this link, or go to and enter the Meeting ID: 395 617 4507 and Password: 481189

During the retreat, please try to remain silent. Refrain from the activities you would usually do with free time such checking your email or going online except to find something Buddhist to read.  Doing housework is fine. There will also be dokusan (private interview) with Peter (818-620-0455) and/or Jane (818-620-0454) in the afternoon. Let the teachers know by mail or text to if you would like to have dokusan including your phone number is so that we can call you when it is your turn.

BMZC Rohatsu Sesshin Saturday Schedule

                                               6:30   Zazen

                                               7:00   Kinhin

                                               7:10   Zazen

                                               7:40   Service

                                               8:00   Breakfast break

                                               9:10   Zazen

                                               9:40   Kinhin

                                               9:50   Zazen

                                             10:20  Tea break

                                             10:50   Zazen

                                             11:20   Kinhin

                                             11:30   Talk

                                             12:10   Service

                                             12:20   Lunch break

                                               1:30   Zazen

                                               2:00   Kinhin

                                               2:10   Zazen   

                                               2:40   Kinhin

                                               2:50   Zazen   

                                               3:20   Tea break

                                               3:50   Zazen

                                               4:20   Kinhin

                                               4:30   Zazen

                                               5:00   End

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