In addition to our regular schedule, we offer retreats, discussion groups, traditional services, classes, and group sewing instruction for those who are working on rakusus.   These events take place at the NY location unless otherwise specified, and are open to all.  Please check this page frequently as it is often updated!

Fall 2016 Special Events Calendar

Friday, October 21-Sunday, October 23, Sesshin, see below, no regular schedule Thursday or Saturday

Thursday, October 27: Hungry Ghost Ceremony and celebration, in Old Greenwich, 7 PM


Saturday, November 5: Jukai (Precepts) Ceremony, 11 AM after regular schedule, refreshments following, guests welcome, please sign up.


Monday, December 5 through Friday, December 9, Rohatsu Week, Purchase zendo open for silent sitting every evening, 7:00-8:30 PM.

Saturday, December 10, One-Day Rohatsu Retreat, 8:30-4:30, sign up in advance.


Old Greenwich scheduled holiday closings: October 20, November 24



Fall 2016 Sesshin at Garrison Institute with guest teacher Valorie Beer from San Francisco Zen Center: Friday morning, October 21-Sunday afternoon, October 23, 2016, prior sign-up and deposit required

Fall 2017 Sesshin at Garrison Institute: Friday morning, November 10-Sunday afternoon, November 12, 2017