EVENTS

Upcoming major events below. Additional events are posted on our full Google calendar here.

To see locations where you can receive beginning meditation instruction, please go to our Groups page.

1/4-1/10/21:     DAI-SESSHIN AT KORINJI

  • Intensive meditation retreat led by Meido Roshi at our monastery in Wisconsin. Partial attendance permitted. Info and application here.

 


1/16:     MONTHLY SHUGENDO PRACTICE MEETING

  • 10am - 1pm. A monthly get-together in natural areas near Korinji for hiking, meditation and mantra recitation, and takigyo (waterfall training). Beginners welcome, $20 suggested donation. Contact for details.



2/27:     MONTHLY SHUGENDO PRACTICE MEETING

  • 10am - 1pm. A monthly get-together in natural areas near Korinji for hiking, meditation and mantra recitation, and takigyo (waterfall training). Beginners welcome, $20 suggested donationContact for details.



3/27:     MONTHLY SHUGENDO PRACTICE MEETING

  • 10am - 1pm. A monthly get-together in natural areas near Korinji for hiking, meditation and mantra recitation, and takigyo (waterfall training). Beginners welcome, $20 suggested donationContact for details.




4/5-4/11/21:     DAI-SESSHIN AT KORINJI

  • Intensive meditation retreat led by Meido Roshi at our monastery in Wisconsin. Partial attendance permitted. Info and application here.



4/17-4/18/21:     ZEN LIFE RETREAT AT KORINJI

  • An overnight meditation retreat that is much less challenging in schedule than dai-sesshin, and perfect as a first retreat for beginners who have started a meditation practice and are ready to go deeper.  The Zen Life Retreat is also a great way to start learning practice forms used during dai-sesshin and to prepare for it. Details TBA.


4/18:     MONTHLY SHUGENDO PRACTICE MEETING

  • 10am - 1pm. A monthly get-together in natural areas near Korinji for hiking, meditation and mantra recitation, and takigyo (waterfall training). Beginners welcome, $20 suggested donationContact for details.




5/10-5/16/21:     DAI-SESSHIN AT KORINJI

  • Intensive meditation retreat led by Meido Roshi at our monastery in Wisconsin. Partial attendance permitted. Info and application here.


5/21-5/23/21:    WISCONSIN SHUGENDO MOUNTAIN TRAINING

  • A three-day intensive practice including the Jikkai Shugyo (10 Realms Training) on the mountain, takigyo (waterfall training), ritual and meditation practice. Conducted in natural areas near Korinji. Prequisite: attendance at one of our monthly Shugendo practice meetings. Details TBA.

 


5/29/21:     INTRO TO ZEN DAY AT KORINJI

  • Twice a year the Korinji monastery residents (near Madison, Wisconsin) welcome guests from the local community to our home for a two-hour open house: our Intro to Zen Days. Instruction in Zen meditation is given, followed by tea/coffee and conversation. This is a perfect way to begin your Zen practice with us! There is no fee (a donation box benefiting our charitable foundation will be set out). 10am-12pm. Contact for details and to RSVP.

 


6/7-6/13/21:     DAI-SESSHIN AT KORINJI

  • Intensive meditation retreat led by Meido Roshi at our monastery in Wisconsin. Partial attendance permitted. Info and application here.



6/26:     MONTHLY SHUGENDO PRACTICE MEETING

  • 10am - 1pm. A monthly get-together in natural areas near Korinji for hiking, meditation and mantra recitation, and takigyo (waterfall training). Beginners welcome, $20 suggested donationContact for details.


 

7/5-7/11/21:     DAI-SESSHIN AT KORINJI

  • Intensive meditation retreat led by Meido Roshi at our monastery in Wisconsin. Partial attendance permitted. Info and application here.

 

 

 

7/17:     MONTHLY SHUGENDO PRACTICE MEETING

  • 10am - 1pm. A monthly get-together in natural areas near Korinji for hiking, meditation and mantra recitation, and takigyo (waterfall training). Beginners welcome, $20 suggested donationContact for details.

 

 



9/3-9/5/21:     KAKUDO MITSUNAGA DAI-AJARI VISIT AND SHUGENDO TRAINING AT KORINJI

  • Kakudo Mitsunaga Dai-Ajari, the most famous living Mt. Hiei "marathon monk" and his student Shokai Koshikidake Soke, headmaster of the Mt. Koshikidake tradition of Shugendo, will both be at Korinji to teach and conduct kanjo (empowerments) related to Shugendo practice.  
    Info and registration here.

 

 


9/25/21:     INTRO TO ZEN DAY AT KORINJI

  • Twice a year the Korinji monastery residents (near Madison, Wisconsin) welcome guests from the local community to our home for a two-hour open house: our Intro to Zen Days. Instruction in Zen meditation is given, followed by tea/coffee and conversation. This is a perfect way to begin your Zen practice with us! There is no fee (a donation box benefiting our charitable foundation will be set out). 10am-12pm. Contact for details and to RSVP.



10/4-10/10/21:     DAI-SESSHIN AT KORINJI

  • Intensive meditation retreat led by Meido Roshi at our monastery in Wisconsin. Partial attendance permitted. Info and application here.

 


 

10/15-10/17/21:     JAPAN: SHUGENDO MOUNTAIN TRAINING AT MT. KOSHIKIDAKE

  • Annual Mountain Training in Japan at Mt. Koshikidake (Yamagata). Led by Shokai Koshikidake Soke, the Headmaster of the Mt. Koshikidake tradition of Shugendo, and with special guest Kakudo Mitsunaga Dai-Ajari. Training includes the Jikkai Shugyo (10 Realms Practice), takigyo (waterfall training), meditation and ritual practice, and Saito Goma (fire ceremony). Details TBA.



11/8-11/14/21:     DAI-SESSHIN AT KORINJI

  • Intensive meditation retreat led by Meido Roshi at our monastery in Wisconsin. Partial attendance permitted. Info and application here.

 


12/6-12/12/21:     ROHATSU DAI-SESSHIN AT KORINJI

  • Intensive meditation retreat led by Meido Roshi at our monastery in Wisconsin. Partial attendance permitted. Info and application here.

 


1/10-1/16/22:     DAI-SESSHIN AT KORINJI

  • Intensive meditation retreat led by Meido Roshi at our monastery in Wisconsin. Partial attendance permitted. Info and application here


2021 dates TBA depending on Covid situation:     

GERMANY: SESSHIN IN LAUFEN

  • Annual short meditation retreat led by Meido Roshi in Laufen, Germany (Bavaria, close to Salzburg, Austria). Details and registration to be released soon. Contact for info.


SWITZERLAND: DAI-SESSHIN AND SHUGENDO MOUNTAIN TRAINING
 

  • Intensive 7-day Zen meditation retreat led by Meido Roshi in Faido.

  • Three-day Shugendo training in natural areas near Faido, including hiking, waterfall training, and practice of various meditation methods in nature. Details and registration to be released soon. To receive updates, please contact Myoen Ciucci: nicole.ciucci@vtxmail.ch

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