Brevard Zen Center

upcoming special events at ryugen-ji temple

Sesshin with Sensei Jim

date: TBA

Cost: $2000.00 per person. Please note that Dana for Sensei is not included in the cost to attend sesshin. if possible, please bring cash for dana.


zazenkais at kuge-in

A zazenkai, literally meaning "to come together for meditation" is a Zen Buddhist retreat that is usually less intensive and of shorter duration than sesshin.

Lunch and dinner are served on Saturday, and breakfast is served Sunday morning.

cost: $25.00 per person.  please note that dana for roshi is not included in the cost to attend sesshin. if possible, please bring cash for dana.

upcoming zazenkai dates:

  • Zazenkai May 19 -21 2017

    Please join us for this retreat. A zazenkai is a short retreat where we can focus on our practice. We will sit zazen, perform service and receive dokusan from the teacher. On Saturday, the 21st, there will be a Jukai ceremony for one of the members. Please join us in the warmth of fellowship.

Early reservations are recommended. Please RSVP if you plan to attend: daigen.cj@gmail.com or genjo.gallagher@gmail.com.

sesshins at our sister temple, Hokori Zen Center in Lakeland, Florida

  • To be announced

Please contact Greg Nikon Hicks at (863) 255-9735 or by email at Hokorizencenter@yahoo.com for information regarding sesshins at Hokori Zen Center.
Visit their website at  http://www.hokorizencenter.org/.