Summer Zen Retreat

Summer Zen Retreat 2021

Dates: Friday, July 23 (evening) – Wednesday, July 28 (lunch)

Location: In-person about 40 minutes outside of Eugene.

Lodging: There are plenty of camping spaces in the woods. There are also a limited number of single person cabins. Full-day commuting is also possible.

Register: For a registration form, contact: bluecliffzen@gmail.com. Please register by July 9th.

Cost: $375 for the entire retreat covers your stay (camping or lodging) and includes showers and 3 delicious vegetarian meals per day. The cost is $75/day if commuting from town. A donation/dana to the teacher is greatly appreciated. 

There is a lot of open space in the woods. We’ll be following all Oregon Health Authority guidelines.


Retreat Schedule

5:30 – rise

6am – taiso and chanting

6:45-8:15am – zazen/sanzen

8:15am – breakfast 

8:45am – samu/work practice (outside on the center grounds)

10:15 – dharma talk and zazen

noon – lunch 

1:30 – zen yoga and naikan/energy practice

3pm – zazen

4 – tea

4:30 – zazen

6pm – dinner

7pm – zazen/sanzen

9pm – yaza (night sitting)


Summer Zen Retreat in Eugene, Oregon. Blue Cliff Zen Center.

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