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

Special Dedication Zazen Vigil: “Putting Down Our Arms”

June 3, 2022
Let us take this time to sit together allowing in our griefs, bewilderments, and anxieties within the recent and ongoing acts of violence and deep unrest of our nations and peoples. Putting down our arms is a call to come together in this precious zazen mudra, which invites us to end the fighting, unrest and wars within our own heart/mind […]

We are the Ones We Have Been Waiting For: Being, Feeling, Healing, and Thriving, Part II—A BIAPoC Retreat

with Eduardo Gonzalez and Michele Luc

June 4, 2022
In this healing-centered virtual workshop, BIAPoC members of the sangha will be invited into a space of conscious connection, compassion, and courage to examine the ways in which white supremacy resides within our minds, bodies, and spirit. We will unpack and explore[…]

Zen Essentials — Attachments and the Path to Liberation

with Mn. Gokan Bonebakker

June 16, 2022
Zen Center of New York City
In this session we will explore the Four Noble Truths, the Buddha’s first teaching following his own enlightenment. These describe the cycle of human-created suffering, its basis in our attachment to desires, and how to […]