7 Day Sesshin at Ithaca Zen Center

Ithaca Zen Center zendo interior jiki bell

Sesshin—a 5 to 7-day silent meditation retreat held at the Ithaca Zen Center several times a year. Sesshin is a chance to immerse oneself in a longer period of practice. Newcomers are asked to please contact and arrange a practice orientation with Chris at zen@cornell.edu. Program fee is on a sliding scale, $450-$550. Private room with bathroom, add $100.

7 Day Sesshin at Ithaca Zen Center

Ithaca Zen Center zendo interior 1

Sesshin—a 5 to 7-day silent meditation retreat held at the Ithaca Zen Center four times a year. Sesshin is a chance to immerse oneself in a longer period of practice. Newcomers are asked to please contact and arrange a practice orientation with Chris at zen@cornell.edu. Program fee is on a sliding scale, $450-$550. Private room with bathroom, add $100.

Day Long Meditation Retreat at Ithaca Zen Center

Ithaca Zen Center zendo interior 1

Zazenkai—a 1 to 3-day Zen meditation practice, held at the Ithaca Zen Center. Zazenkai includes sitting and walking meditation, silent meals, Dharma talks, and is an excellent opportunity to relax deeper into your practice. Newcomers are welcomed and asked to please contact and arrange a practice orientation with Chris at zen@cornell.edu.

What to Bring

  • Footwear that is easy to get on and off, and appropriate for the outdoors.
  • Wear loose-fitting clothes for sitting, and layers of sufficient warmth for outdoor kinin
  • Please refrain from use of perfumes and the wearing of jewelry

Program Fee, $25

Day Long Meditation Retreat at Ithaca Zen Center

Ithaca Zen Center zendo interior sunbeam

Zazenkai—a 1 to 3-day Zen meditation practice, held at the Ithaca Zen Center. Zazenkai includes sitting and walking meditation, silent meals, Dharma talks, and is an excellent opportunity to relax deeper into your practice. Newcomers are welcomed and asked to please contact and arrange a practice orientation with Chris at zen@cornell.edu.

What to Bring

  • Footwear that is easy to get on and off, and appropriate for the outdoors.
  • Wear loose-fitting clothes for sitting, and layers of sufficient warmth for outdoor kinin
  • Please refrain from use of perfumes and the wearing of jewelry

Program Fee, $25