Welcome to our calendar, which we will update as events are planned.
We hope these listings will help you to learn about and attend our various offerings, so you may nourish your practice and your life.
(Please find information and links to our Sesshin and Study Retreat under Retreats on the Menu Bar. The links for registration will be activated approximately two months prior to the start of the retreat. For any questions, please send an email through our Contact page.)
Fusatsu – Full Moon Bodhisattva Precepts Ceremony
This ceremony is held at the Cedar Lane zendo in place of our usual Wednesday night zazen practice. Please arrive by 7:05PM to be settled on your cushion when zazen begins at 7:15PM.
December 11, 2019
Half-day Sit’n’Study Retreat
This mini-retreat and group study is held at the Cedar Lane zendo. Please arrive by 7:50AM to be settled on your cushion when zazen begins at 8:00AM.
November 24, 2019 led by Lena Laforet
Spring and Fall Sesshin
October 24-27, 2019 Autumn Study Retreat at Salt Spring Centre of Yoga
***NOTICE: SSZC’s 2020 Spring Sesshin at Stowel Lake Farm is canceled.***
Revealing the Dharma Through a Name
This series of student talks will be given after our usual Wednesday night zazen practice at the Cedar Lane Zendo on the dates indicated. Please arrive by 7:05PM to be settled on your cushion when zazen begins at 7:15PM.
December 4, 2019 Geoff Fishleigh, Kaishin Shōgen, Ocean Heart True Expression
February 19, 2020 Clare Mathias, Kōya Shōsei, Open Field Illuminating Vow
March 25, 2020 Lena Laforet, Kaimon Chiryū, Open Gate Earth Dragon
April 1, 2020 Hannah Sullivan, Seiu Heian, Gentle Rain Peaceful Hermitage
May 13, 2020 Marion Pape, Jigen Chōsen, Compassion Eye Enduring Source
June 10, 2020 Bill Henderson, Ryūshin Kokyō, Dragon Heart Ancient Harmony