Beginner's Mind Schedule

Friday Night

5 - 6 pm    Arrival and registration

6:00 pm    Informal dinner in dining hall

6:30 pm    Tour of monastery

8:00 pm    Zazen 

9:20 pm    Closing chants - NOBLE SILENCE BEGINS

Saturday

4:50 am    Wake up bell

5:30 am    Meditation in zendo

6:20 am    Service

6:50 am    Oriyoki breakfast

8:30 am    Work period begins

9:50 am    Warning bell to clean up

10:00 am    End of work period

10:30 am    Meditation

12:20 pm    Service

12:30 pm    Oriyoki lunch

3:00 pm    Meditation & Dharma Discussion

5:20 pm Service

5:30 pm    Oriyoki dinner

7:00 pm    Meditation

8:50 pm    Formal tea

9:10 pm    Closing chants

Sunday

4:50 am    Wake up bell

5:30 am    Meditation in zendo

6:20 am    Service

6:50 am    Oriyoki breakfast

8:15 am    Closing circle

10:00 am    Sunday Program

11:30 am    Dharma talk

12:00 pm    Informal lunch in dining hall - END OF RETREAT