Spring Sesshin on Peconic Bay May 4th 3:00pm - May 6th 12:00pm
Registration and payment due by April 26th

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

Spring Sesshin on Peconic Bay

Ordinary Mind Zendo, with Barry Magid, founder and teacher, will hold a retreat at the home of Parnel Wickham, 4299 New Suffolk Road, New Suffolk, NY, 11956, Friday through Sunday, May 4th - May 6th. All are invited to attend any portion or the entire event.

This retreat will be conducted as a traditional Zen Buddhist Sesshin, with periods of silent meditation (zazen), walking meditation (kinhin), chanting, oryoki-style meals, Barry Magid's dharma talk, private interviews with the teacher (dokusan), and work practice (samu). Silence will be observed throughout, except during dharma talks, related discussions, chanting and interviews.

If you would like to attend the part of or the whole sesshin as a commuter the schedule is below. We ask only that you come and go during breaks in the schedule.

If you are coming from the city via car and would be willing to transport supplies for the retreat, please email the registrar. Also email if you have any food allergies.

Friday May 4th

3:00 - 6:00 Arrival & Registration
6:00 - 7:00 Informal Dinner
7:00 - 7:30 Break / Orientation
7:30 - 8:30 Zazen
8:40 - 9:00 Service
9:10 - 10:10 Zazen

Saturday May 5th

6:30 Wake-up
7:30 – 8:30 Zazen
8:45 – 9:15 Breakfast
9:15 – 9:45 Break
9:45 – 10:15 Samu
10:20 – 10:45 Zazen
11:00 – 11:20 Service
11:30 – 11:55 Zazen
11:55 – 12:30 Break
12:30 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 2:00 Break
2:00 - 2:25 Zazen
2:35 - 3:05 Dharma Talk
3:15 – 3:40 Zazen
3:40 – 4:25 Tea & Cookies
4:25 – 4:50 Zazen
4:50 – 5:50 Break
6:00 – 6:30 Dinner
6:30 – 7:30 Break
7:35 – 9:10 Zazen
9:15 – 9:30 Chanting

Sunday May 6th

6:30 Wake-up
7:30 - 8:30 Zazen
8:45 – 9:15 Breakfast
9:15 – 10:15 Break
10:15 – 11:15 Zazen
11:25 – 1:00 Closing Ceremony
1:00 – 2:00 Informal Lunch
2:00 - 2:30 Samu
2:30 Departure

If you have any questions about the retreat, please feel free to contact wickhamjp@gmail.com