Beginner's Retreat: An Introduction to Zen Buddhism

Sunday | 9:00 am to 2:30 pm


Next Offered on Oct 6



"I'm so busy. Can I really practice Zen Buddhism in the middle of this full, engaged life?"


"What is the purpose of zazen?"


"What should I do or study if I want to explore Zen Buddhism more deeply?"


Do you have a questions like this? What is your question?


Bring your curiosity and Beginner's Mind to Ashland Zen Center to explore your interest in Zen Buddhism in a small group with Zen teachers. Wear loose, comfortable clothing. There will be instruction in zazen (seated meditation), kinhin (walking meditation), and teachings.


Registration is $45 and a vegetarian lunch is included.


Vaccination is required for in-person practice. May all beings live in safety and be free from suffering. No prior meditation experience or background in Buddhism is necessary to attend.


Registration closes one week before the event.


For more information, (541) 552-1175 or






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