Monday, January 22, 2007

Salt Spring Island Meditation Circle

The Salt Spring Zen Meditation Circle is offering a non-residential sesshin led by Nanfu Peter Levitt.

March 16-18, 2007
The Gatehouse
Stowel Lake Farm on Reynolds Road
Salt Spring Island, B.C.

We will begin Friday evening and end Sunday afternoon, in time for people to catch the ferry. Fees are $70 Canadian ($60 US) and include breakfast and lunch on Saturday and Sunday. Practice will include zazen, dharma talks, interviews with Peter, and work practice if weather permits. The fees cover the cost of the retreat but do not include donations for Peter.

If you'd like to attend and need billeting, please let us know as soon as possible. We will do our best to arrange it.

We look forward to practicing with you.

For further information, contact Rowan at 250-537-2831.

To register, please email Michelle Reed at

Tuesday, January 02, 2007

Victoria Zen Centre~January 7th One-Day Intensive

A reminder that Sunday January 7th, we will hold our monthly one-day intensive. The schedule runs from 6am-5pm, and includes chanting, sitting, walking, meal practice, and a period of care taking. Eshu gives a Zen talk during the mid-morning sitting, and conducts one-on-one meetings with each student. The cost for the day is $40 and includes two meals. (All fees for one-day intensives are included in advanced membership).

Please contact the Centre no later than Friday January 5th if you would like to attend.

*Orientation by way of Consultation or Introductory Course is a prerequisite for Zen Training at the Sooke Zendo.