This is a 5-day sesshin, but you have the option of applying to attend the first 3 days or last 3 days. Preference will be given to those who can attend all 5 days. Everyone is asked to attend the opening evening. Plan to arrive by 6:30pm the first night. Full days begin at 6:45am and end at 9pm. The last day ends at about 3pm.
FIRST-TIMERSIf this is your first retreat at ZCSD, plan to arrive by 5pm for orientation. Please see http://www.zencentersandiego.org/schedule/sesshin.php for Information about Sesshins. Sesshin is a silent zen retreat with a rigorous meditation schedule.