3 Day Retreat September 19-21

Retreat is a time to look inside and investigate our life. It is an opportunity to clear our mind of habitual thinking and access our wisdom and compassion.

Retreat Info

Please join us for a 3 day retreat Friday, September 19th through Sunday, September 21st. Retreats include extended sitting practice, chanting, bowing, and private dharma interviews with guiding teacher Zen Master Bon Soeng. Everyone is invited to participate, regardless of experience or traditions, in parts or all of the retreat. 

To see the schedule and fee click here
To register for the retreat, fill out the Retreat Registration Form

Precepts Ceremony Info

We are also having a precepts ceremony on Sunday, September 21st at 12:30pm. Everyone is welcome to attend, even if you do no sit the retreat. Please come join us!

If you are interested in taking the 5 precepts, you can contact:
Marshall at hdt@emptygatezen.com or
Vice Abbot, Jason Quinn at viceabbot@emptygatezen.com
You must have the guiding teacher's approval. 

For info on precepts, visit Precepts Information & Application
If you have been approved and need to apply, visit 2014 Precepts Application Form