June 21st is the date that marks the summer solstice, that time of year when the number of hours of daylight are at their greatest. In acknowledgement of this astronomical event, the Great Wave Zen Sangha is pleased to announce the 2017 Sun Buddha Sesshin. This retreat will take place from Wednesday, June 21, at 7:00 PM through Sunday, June 25, at 9:00 AM, in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
This sesshin will provide participants a perfect opportunity to deepen their practice through extended periods of meditation, Dharma talks, private instruction with Gendo Sensei, oryoki meals, and scripture recitation. In addition, Ango-Entering and Fusatsu ceremonies will be conducted. The cost of sesshin also includes all meals.
Driving directions to our retreat location, as well as other details of the retreat, are available for all participants—simply login at https://greatwave.org/, complete our Event Registration Form, and pay the sesshin fee.
Please note that seating and on-site accommodations are limited. You are therefore advised to register early.
We look forward to practicing with you!