Guest Retreat and Guest Residency

Sanctuary on Temple Grounds

Guest Retreat

 

Guest Retreat is an opportunity for refuge within Buddhist community. A guest retreat is sanctuary in a beautiful, peaceful setting. Retreat includes 3 hours/week (12 hours/month) of caring for the grounds with the community. All other community activities are available to you if desired. 30-day minimum retreat stay. Utilities included.

  • Quan Yin Cottage: 576 sq.ft., furnished one-bedroom cottage, shared laundry $1,600/mo. View QYC
  • Apartment 4: 796 sq ft, furnished one-bedroom apartment with washer/dryer $1,700/mo. View Apt. 4
  • Apartment 3: 672 sq ft, furnished one-bedroom apartment, shared laundry $1,500/mo.

 

Guest Residency

 

Guest Residency is an opportunity to join Ashland Zen Center’s practice. Includes full participation in half-day practice schedule Monday through Friday, the Wednesday night program, the Sunday morning program and practice events that take place during residency. Utilities included. Weekday breakfast and lunch are part of residency: $60 in cash paid directly to the kitchen at the beginning of each month.

  • Apartment 4: 796 sq ft, furnished one-bedroom apartment with washer/dryer $1,300/mo. View Apt. 4
  • Apartment 3: 672 sqft, furnished one-bedroom apartment, shared laundry $1,100/mo.
  • Dorm: 476 sq ft furnished studio, shared laundry $750/month ($25/day)

 

Groundskeeper Work Exchange

 

Groundskeeper Work Exchange is an opportunity in the months of February through October to live at Ashland Zen Center in the dorm in exchange for 30 hours per week of labor on the grounds. Priority is given to those interested in joining the practice schedule but those who simply enjoy working hard in a beautiful setting and living in a Buddhist community may also apply. Breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday included.

 

  • Dorm: 476 sq ft furnished studio, shared laundry

 

Application

 

To explore coming to Ashland Zen Center for a guest retreat, a guest residency or work exchange fill out and return the application below as a first step. For more information email Jana at guestservices@ashlandzencenter.org.

 

Retreat, Residency or Work Exchange at Ashland Zen Center
AZC Guest Application 2022.PDF
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