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© 2019 by The Korinji Foundation

EVENTS

Upcoming events include Rinzai Zen meditation retreats, 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.

2/26:     MARRIOTT WELLNESS EVENT AT KORINJI

  • The Korinji Foundation and Wisconsin Dells Marriott hotels proudly celebrate partnership: Korinji will be hosting this wellness event exclusively for hotel staff.

3/1:     SWITZERLAND: ZAZENKAI IN ROTHRIST

3/2:     MEIDO ROSHI IN ROCKTON, ILLINOIS

  • Roshi will be present for this meeting of the Stateline Zen Community. 7pm, 222 W. Main Street. See this Facebook page.

Cancelled:     DAI-SESSHIN AT KORINJI

To Be Rescheduled:     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

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. 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.

 

 

5/22-5/24/20:     INTRODUCTION TO ZEN LIFE RETREAT AT KORINJI

  • Join us for this weekend-long immersive event during which you will get a taste of Zen monastic life, deepen your meditation, and receive direct guidance from our teacher. Through this experience, you will start to see how Zen practice can transform your life into a path of wisdom and compassion. The Introduction to Zen Life retreats are appropriate for people of all ages and conditions who have received the basic meditation instruction at one of our groups, or during an Intro to Zen Day. They are also a good way to prepare for sesshin, the week-long intensive meditation retreats offered eight times a year at the monastery. Contact for details and to RSVP.

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

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.. Contact for details and to RSVP.

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

7/18/20:     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. 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.

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

10/16-10/18/20:     SHUGENDO EVENT: 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.  Info and registration here.

10/30-11/1/20     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.

11/7-11/8/20:     TENDO-RYU NAGINATAJUTSU SEMINAR AT KORINJI

  • A private event for students of the Tendo-Ryu organization.

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

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

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