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Classes, retreats and workshops are offered throughout the year. All are welcome to attend these various offerings after participating in the Monday or Saturday meditation programs in order to promote an individual's basic understanding, as well as ensure the cohesion of the group. Please note dates and times.

March 31-April 2—Buddha’s Birthday Retreat at Vajrapani
October 6-8—Fall Retreat (Location TBA)
Rohatsu Commuter Retreat--December 4-9 (one-day volunteering at EHP on the 8th; one-day retreat on the 9th)

Tea Ceremony
There is a monthly class in Japanese Tea Ceremony on the 3rd Friday afternoon of every month. This is taught by Misha Merrill who has studied the way of tea for 25 years under two teachers of the Mushanokoji School. For more information, please contact her at

Tea Ceremony Schedule for 2017
January 20
February 17
March 17
April 14
May 19
June 16
July 14
August 18
September 15
October 20
November 17

Saturday Seminar, a study/retreat workshop for 2017
The Sandokai--On the third Saturday of each month, we are continuing our study and discussion of the Sandokai, the famous 'song of enlightenment' by Master Sekito Kisen. We are using Shunryu Suzuki Roshi's commentary contained in the book Branching Streams Flow in the Darkness as our core text. All are welcome to attend on an ad hoc basis.

Daily Schedule begins at 5:50am and ends at 12 noon