4-Day Zen Retreat

Janine Larsen, Dharma Teacher, and James Ford, Roshi

Led by James Myoun Ford, Roshi

and Janine Seitetsu Larsen, Dharma Teacher

When: Thursday, May 31 through Sunday, June 3 
Where: University Unitarian Church (UUC) interim offices,
5508 – 35th Ave NE, Suite 100, Seattle, WA 98105
You Will:
  • Attend 2-9 PM Thursday, 9 AM to 9 PM Friday and Saturday, and 1:30 – 5 PM Sunday (part-time attendance is possible)
  • Go home at night (homestays for travelers may be available)
  • Spend most of each day in silence and meditation
  • Engage Dharma talks and discussion, have the opportunity for Dokusan (individual meetings) with James Roshi
  • Experience chanting, sitting & walking meditation, work practice, mindful eating (dinner on Thursday, lunch and dinner Friday & Saturday included)
  • Ask and learn about Zen Buddhist practice, witness a Zen ceremony and rituals
Pay what you are able to contribute to support of this event, including meals, materials, and travel costs for James Myoun Roshi. Suggestions:
  • Full retreat, $75
  • Friday/ Saturday only (single full day), $40 each
  • Partial days (morning, 9 AM – noon/ afternoon, 2-5:30; Sunday 1:30 – 5:00) $20 each
  • Evenings (7-9 PM) are open to the public; no charge
  • Dana (offering) for teaching is also invited – this will go directly to James Myoun Ford, Roshi.

Click Here to Register On-line Now!

Please register on-line through UUC, which offers the option to pay by credit card. If you wish to pay an amount other than the standard registration fees shown during on-line registration, please select “I will pay at the door,” and bring to the event either cash or a check made out to UUC. There will be a basket for Registration Fees (payable to UUC; covers retreat expenses) and another basket for dana (offering payable to James Ford which provides an honorarium for his teaching at the retreat).

Please review the links below for additional information. Still have questions? Email Janine Larsen or call (206) 454-7724

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