August Zazenkai August 7th 9:00am 5:00pm
Register by August 6th 6:00pm

Registration is closed for this event. If you need to register please email contact@ordinarymind.com.
Please be aware that refunds are not possible beyond this point.

If you will be attending in person and need to rent an Oryoki set, please make a $10 donation below ahead of time and put "Oryoki" in the memo. Email contact@ordinarymind.com if you have trouble making a donation.

Oryoki Rental

US EST Sesshin Schedule

Morning Afternoon
9:00 - 9:30 Zazen 1:30 - 2:00 Zazen
9:40 - 10:10 Zazen 2:10 - 2:40 Zazen
10:15 - 10:25 Liturgy 2:50 - 3:00 Liturgy
10:30-11:00 Dharma Talk 3:05 - 3:35 Zazen
11:10 - 11:40 Zazen 3:45 - 4:05 Liturgy
11:50 - 12:20 Zazen 4:10 - 4:20 Zazen
12:20 - 1:30 Lunch Break 4:25 - 4:55 Zazen

The link to join the retreat and all of our events is www.ordinarymind.com/zoom

In-person Practice Disclaimer

The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization. As a result, federal, state, and local governments and agencies recommend social distancing and have, in many locations, prohibited the congregation of groups of people.

We are doing everything we can to be compliant with all regulations and ensure your safety. We have put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19, but we cannot guarantee that you or family members will not become infected with COVID-19.

By participating in programs, services, and activities at the Ordinary Mind Zendo, you agree to the following:

On behalf of yourself and your children, you hereby release, covenant not to sue, discharge, and hold harmless Ordinary Mind Zendo, its employees, agents, and representatives, of and from all liabilities, claims, actions, damages, costs or expenses of any kind arising out of or relating to your participation in our programs, services or activities.

You understand and agree that this release includes any claims based on the actions, omissions, or negligence of this organization, its employees, agents, and representatives, whether a COVID-19 infection occurs before, during, or after participation in any such program, service or activity.

If you are coming in person you may find the following resources from the CDC helpful.
- CDC guidelines and precautions updated regularly as new guidelines develop
- Choosing Safer Activities

August Zazenkai is a once a year retreat without "toys." There is no dharma talk, no dokusan, no liturgies, only the container of just sitting.