Details are not yet available for the 2019 kosesshin. Below is the description of the 2018 kosesshin.
The next kosesshin at Stones & Clouds will take place September 28- 30, 2018. It will begin Friday, September 28, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., continue Saturday, September 29, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., and conclude Sunday, September 30, 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. This kosesshin will be co-led by Leonard Marcel and guest teacher Lee Ann Nail, Diamond Sangha and Maria Kannon Zen teacher.
The retreat fee for kosesshin is $75 for members, and $95 non-members. The fee includes all meals (vegetarian) on Saturday and Sunday breakfast. The full retreat fee is required with your registration. Should you need to cancel, all but $25 is refundable until September 14. After two weeks prior to the retreat, $35 is refundable.
You will receive a confirmation from the registrar. If for any reason you find the full fee a barrier to attending, please contact the registrar requesting a scholarship. Affordability need not be a deterrent to attendance. Full or partial scholarships are almost always available for Seven Thunders members. Donations for such scholarships are both appreciated and tax-deductible.
Space is limited to a maximum of 16. Additional applicants will be wait-listed in case of cancellations.
This is a non-residential retreat. For non-commuter participants, limited accommodations in members’ homes may be available. Information about local accommodations and carpooling will be sent to out-of-town registrants upon request after receiving your registration and deposit.
As always, total silence will be observed for the entire sesshin. All attending are required to participate fully in the daily sitting and work schedule, including cleanup at the end of the retreat.
You are asked to wear plain conservative clothing of dark or subdued color during sesshin. No shorts or sleeveless tops, please. Zabutons, zafus, low and high benches will be provided, but if you have a favorite zafu or bench (no chairs) please feel free to bring it.
To register for the retreat, please either pay your fee or deposit online at www. SevenThunders.org or send a check (payable to Seven Thunders) to retreat organizer and registrar Teresa Marcel, 1333 Skyland Drive. Lake Oswego, OR 97034.
Questions? Please contact Teresa Marcel at 503.636.9009 or [email protected] mac.com