Sample Sesshin Schedule

Arrival Day

5:00 pm – orientation for first time participants
6:00 – informal supper
7:00 – zendo
9:00 – closing

Regular Schedule

4:00 am – wake up
4:15 – tea, zazen, interviews
6:45 – end zendo, cleaning
7:15 – breakfast, personal time
8:30 – chanting
9:15 – dharma talk, zazen
10:30 – work
11:30 – zazen
12:25 pm – end zendo
12:30 – lunch, work
1:45 – personal time (sauna)
3:00 – tea, zazen, interviews
5:15 – dinner, personal time
6:30 – gyodo, zazen
9:00 – closing