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Year-at-a-Glance

All events are accessible in both the Dirt and Cloud Zendos unless otherwise noted.
Also view our Bright Way Zen Annual Events page.

Sunday, December 3rd - Sunday, December 10th

Rohatsu Sesshin with Great Vow Zen Monastery

Bright Way Zen does not hold its own Rohatsu sesshin at this time, but members are strongly encouraged to participate with another Sangha. Rohatsu is the deepest, quietest sesshin of the year, and it’s practiced by Zen communities all over the world in early December. Domyo attends the sesshin at Great Vow; to join her, find more information by clicking here.

Saturday, December 16th ~ 8:30am-4pm Pacific Time

Fall Term Student Program Ends ~ Closing Retreat

Registered term students only. The Term Student program is about 3 months long, and is designed to help you intensify practice for a specific period of time, and to create stronger sangha connections. Click here for more information.

December 23rd - January 1st

Holiday Break

Bright Way is on holiday break between Christmas and New Year’s, but there are usually a few practice events you can tune into during the break.

Looking Ahead to 2024 – Save the Dates!

Tuesday Evening, April 23rd - Sunday Morning, April 28th

Sesshin – Dedicating Our Days and Nights to Awakening Together

Sesshin – a multi-day, full-time silent meditation retreat – is a challenging but profound experience. Join us online or in 3D! We will be renting a beautiful out-of-town facility with accommodations and food, and the whole sesshin is also available in the Cloud Zendo. Click here for more information.

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