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© 2019 by The Korinji Foundation

EVENTS

Upcoming events include Rinzai Zen meditation retreats (sesshin and zazenkai ), introductory workshops, Shugendo practice events,

social gatherings, open houses, ceremonies, and much more. We welcome you...see below for links to RSVP for each event.

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

Our full Google calendar is here.

1/6-1/12/20:     DAI-SESSHIN AT KORINJI

  • Intensive meditation retreat led by Meido Roshi at our monastery in Wisconsin. Partial attendance permitted. Contact for info.

1/19:     AIKIDO SEMINAR IN ILLINOIS

  • Meido Roshi will instruct during this one-day training at Great Lakes Aikido in Vernon Hills, IL. Info here.

1/25:     SWITZERLAND: ZAZENKAI IN ROTHRIST

 

2/2/20:    ZAZENKAI IN MADISON WI

  • 12:30-4:30pm mini Zen retreat at Aikido of Madison, 2219 Atwood Avenue. Meditation, chanting, breathing practices, and more will be conducted. $40 suggested donation. Contact to RSVP.

2/8-2/9/20:     AIKIDO FUNDRAISING SEMINAR IN ILLINOIS

  • Meido Roshi and Lisa Tomoleoni Sensei will instruct together at this Aikido seminar benefiting both Korinji and Abiding Spirit Center. Info here.

2/19-2/23/20:     INFORMAL WINTER RETREAT AT KORINJI

  • Meido Roshi will lead this informal retreat with a more relaxed, open schedule. The event is organized in cooperation with the Returning to Silence Facebook group. Contact for info.

3/1:     SWITZERLAND: ZAZENKAI IN ROTHRIST

4/6-4/12/20:     DAI-SESSHIN AT KORINJI

  • Intensive meditation retreat led by Meido Roshi at our monastery in Wisconsin. Partial attendance permitted. Contact for info.

4/20-4/25/20:     SWITZERLAND: DAI-SESSHIN AND INTRODUCTION TO SHUGENDO TRAINING

  • Intensive meditation retreat led by Meido Roshi in Faido, Switzerland. Following sesshin an introduction to Shugendo will be conducted on the 25th, including light mountain hiking and waterfall training (takigyo). You may attend both events or just one, as you wish. Info and registration details in this doc.

5/4-5/10/20:     DAI-SESSHIN AT KORINJI

  • Intensive meditation retreat led by Meido Roshi at our monastery in Wisconsin. Partial attendance permitted. Contact for info.

5/16/20:     INTRO TO ZEN DAY AT KORINJI

  • Several times 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. There is no fee (a donation box benefiting our charitable foundation will be set out). 10am-12pm. Contact for details and to RSVP.

5/22-5/24/20     SHUGENDO MOUNTAIN TRAINING AT MT. KOSHIKIDAKE, YAMAGATA, JAPAN

  • Traditional mountain entry training led by Shokai Koshikidake, Headmaster of the Mt. Koshikidake tradition of Shugendo. Contact for info.

6/8-6/14/20:     DAI-SESSHIN AT KORINJI

  • Intensive meditation retreat led by Meido Roshi at our monastery in Wisconsin. Partial attendance permitted. Contact for info.

6/19-6/21/20:     SOLSTICE SHUGENDO TRAINING IN WISCONSIN

  • A three-day training in natural areas near Wisconsin, including hiking, waterfall training, and practice of various meditation methods in nature; details TBA. Contact for info.

7/6-7/12/20:     DAI-SESSHIN AT KORINJI

  • Intensive meditation retreat led by Meido Roshi at our monastery in Wisconsin. Partial attendance permitted. Contact for info.

8/20-8/23/20:     GERMANY: SESSHIN IN LAUFEN

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

10/5-10/11/20:     DAI-SESSHIN AT KORINJI

  • Intensive meditation retreat led by Meido Roshi at our monastery in Wisconsin. Partial attendance permitted. Contact for info.

10/16-10/18/20:     KAKUDO MITSUNAGA DAI-AJARI VISIT TO 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. Details to be announced, and additional days may be added. Contact for info.

11/7/20:     INTRO TO ZEN DAY AT KORINJI

  • Several times 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. There is no fee (a donation box benefiting our charitable foundation will be set out). 10am-12pm. Contact for details and to RSVP.

11/9-11/15/20:     DAI-SESSHIN AT KORINJI

  • Intensive meditation retreat led by Meido Roshi at our monastery in Wisconsin. Partial attendance permitted. Contact for info.

12/7-12/13/20:     ROHATSU DAI-SESSHIN AT KORINJI

  • Intensive meditation retreat led by Meido Roshi at our monastery in Wisconsin. Partial attendance permitted. Contact for info.

12/19/20:     END OF YEAR CELEBRATION AT KORINJI

  • Join us for a winter forest hike, bonfire with hot cider, hearty meal, and special ceremony of blessing as we celebrate the holidays together at Korinji. 1-5pm, family and friends welcome! A donation box will be set out, and calligraphy and other items will be available for purchase to benefit our monastery fund. Contact for details and to RSVP.

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

  • Intensive meditation retreat led by Meido Roshi at our monastery in Wisconsin. Partial attendance permitted. Contact for info.