This past weekend, on April 1st, a transmission ceremony was held for our Guiding Teacher Ken Kessel, JDPSN, in recognition of a several decades-long commitment to teaching, practice, service, and immense compassion for all beings. After transmission, Ken Kessel received … Continue reading
Since moving to the Gainesville Shambhala Center, monthly half-day retreats will now occur on the last Saturday of each month. The address to the new location is: 1899 NE 23rd Avenue Gainesville, FL 32698 Half-day Retreat Schedule 10:00am – 10:15am … Continue reading
Beginning on Monday, January 2nd, the Gateless Gate Zen Center will be moving evening practice to a new location, and also beginning practice at a new time. Practice will be held every Monday evening from 6:30pm – 8:00pm. Beginners and … Continue reading
Sorry for the late notice, but Monday evening practice on April 11th will not be held at the GRC. Please call 352-614-0512 for directions to the alternate location if you would still like to attend.
Monthly Half-day Retreat A half-day retreat is held on the last Saturday of every month. Beginners and newcomers are always welcome and are encouraged to arrive between 9:30am – 9:45am for a brief introduction to Zen practice. Attendance is free, but … Continue reading
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The long sit for the month of February will be held on Sunday, February 21 from 10am – 3pm. Due to retreat in progress at the Gainesville Retreat Center, the long sit will not be held at the GRC. Please call … Continue reading
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December 31st at 7pm – January 1 at 12:15am We will have a special evening long sit through midnight this upcoming New Year’s Eve. While the final format will be posted very soon, the event will tentatively consist of: … Continue reading
The Orlando Zen Center will be hosting a YMJJ, 3-day retreat, November 5th – 8th. The retreat will take place at the Gainesville Retreat Center. For more information, and to register, please see the link below. Orlando Zen Center YMJJ … Continue reading