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 […]

Half-Day Sit: Immovable Seat

with Jody Hojin Kimmel, Sensei

December 4, 2021
Zen Center of New York City
Please join us for a half day sit at the Temple! Pre-registration and previous zazen instruction 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 […]

True Refuge—Enlightenment Vigil at ZCNYC

with Jody Hojin Kimmel, Sensei

December 11, 2021
Zen Center of New York City
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Half-Day Sit: The Art of Sitting

with Jody Hojin Kimmel, Sensei

December 18, 2021
Zen Center of New York City
Please join us for a half day sit at the Temple! Pre-registration and previous zazen instruction 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 […]