ZCNYC Retreats

Upcoming Retreats at Zen Center of New York City

Explore Zen Center of New York City through one of our upcoming retreats. Please don’t let financial issues prevent you from attending a program at the ZCNYC. All programs are offered on a sliding scale. If you are unable to pay the full amount, please offer what you can. You will be given an option on the registration page.

The following programs are in-person at ZCNYC or are online but specific to our city sangha. To view the full list of MRO retreats and events, please click here.

Upcoming ZCNYC Retreats

Sunday Services at Fire Lotus Temple

Open Dates
Zen Center of New York City
Fire Lotus Temple is once again holding Sunday services each week, in addition to weekday morning and evening zazen. If you are new to the Zen Center and have not had beginning instruction in seated meditation (zazen) in the Mountains and Rivers Order (MRO), we offer an orientation session as part of the morning program […]

On-Site: ZCNYC Half-Day Sit: Making Space—A True Refuge

with Jody Hojin Kimmel, Sensei and Patrick Yunen Kelly

August 7, 2021
Zen Center of New York City
Please join us for a half day sit at the Temple! Pre-registration required, no walk-ins please! These short zazen intensives are popular with those new to Zen practice or meditation, as well as more experienced students. The morning offers a time of silence […]

ZCNYC Noble Path Talk and Sharing the Wealth

with Jody Hojin Kimmel, Sensei

August 11, 2021
The evening will open with a Noble Path talk will be offered by a ZCNYC Sangha member. This affords us an intimate opportunity to meet our Dharma companions and appreciate how varied the responses are to the deepest calling of this great matter of being human. Following this we will delve into[…]

On-Site: ZCNYC Zazenkai at the Temple

with Jody Hojin Kimmel, Sensei

August 14, 2021
Zen Center of New York City
Please join us for a half day sit at the Temple! Pre-registration required, no walk-ins please! These short zazen intensives are popular with those new to Zen practice or meditation, as well as more experienced students. The morning offers a time of silence […]