Oct
5
to Oct 6

Weekend Retreat: October 5-6, 2019


Retreat October 5-6 with Zen Master Jok Um

Zen Master Jok Um (Ken Kessel) received transmission in April 2017. He began studying with Zen Master Seung Sahn in 1975. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a psychotherapist, working with children and families in foster care, substance abuse, outpatient and inpatient mental health and therapeutic preschool settings, as well as in private practice. He specializes in infant and early childhood mental health. He is guiding teacher for Ten Directions Zen Community, New Haven Zen Center, Hwa Um Sa-Orlando Zen Center, Gateless Gate Zen Center (Gainesville) and Cypress Tree Zen Group (Tallahassee). He also teaches at the Chogye International Zen Center of New York, as well as at other Zen Centers and affiliates.


Contact: director@tendirectionszen.org

Retreat will be held at the 
Theosophical Society
1926 N Main Street
Wheaton, IL

 

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Jun
22
to Jun 23

Weekend Retreat: June 22-23, 2019 at Chicago Kwan Um Zen Center

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Zen Master Soeng Hyang (Barbara Rhodes)


Retreat June 22-23
with Zen Master Soeng Hyang

Zen Master Soeng Hyang (Barbara Rhodes) is the School Zen Master of the Kwan Um School of Zen. She received dharma transmission from Zen Master Seung Sahn on October 10, 1992. She was one of Zen Master Seung Sahn's first American students and studied with him beginning in 1972. She helped found Providence Zen Center, and lived there for seventeen years, serving in a number of administrative capacities.

Saturday, June 22nd
6 AM - 9 PM
Public Dharma talk at 1:30 PM.

Sunday, June 23rd
6 AM - 3 PM

Cost is $75/Day. 

Overnight accommodations are available.

Please contact Mark Garrett for more information: empty1001@yahoo.com or
Ed Augustine at cbeyond.eja@gmail.com



Retreat will be held at the 
Chicago Kwan Um Zen Center
28025 N Lake View Circle
McHenry, IL 60051

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Sep
29
to Sep 30

Weekend Retreat: September 29-30, 2018

  • Ja Gak Am/ Chicago Kwan Um Zen Center (map)
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Zen Master Soeng Hyang (Barbara Rhodes)

Saturday, 29th
6 AM - 9 PM; Dharma Talk - 1:30 PM

Sunday, September 30th
6 am to 3 pm
Public sitting from 8:30 am until noon
Public Dharma talk at 1:30 - 3:00 pm.

Cost is $75/Day. 

Overnight accommodations are available.

Please contact Mark Garrett for more information: empty1001@yahoo.com

Retreat will be held at the
Chicago Kwan Um Zen Center

28025 N Lake View Circle
McHenry, IL 60051

 

Zen Master Soeng Hyang is the School Zen Master of the Kwan Um School of Zen. She received dharma transmission from Zen Master Seung Sahn on October 10, 1992. She was one of Zen Master Seung Sahn's first American students and studied with him beginning in 1972. 

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Feb
17
to Feb 24

February 2018 Retreat

Retreat February 17-24
with Zen Master Jok Um


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Full details are still being worked out but if you know you would like to attend all or some of the retreat you can let us know by completing the registration form (click here to download the registration form) or contacting:
 

Or you can email to:
Ed Augustine at info@isthmuszencommunity.org  
Mark Garrett at empty1001@yahoo.com

Questions can be sent to Ed or Mark at email addresses above.



Here is what we know for sure:

Retreat will be held at the new
McHenry Retreat Center

28025 N Lake View Circle
McHenry, IL 60051


We will have a Center Naming Ceremony on Saturday, February 24


Costs (Includes meals and overnight Accommodations):
$60/day for 2 days or less
$50/day for 3 days or more
(Make Checks payable to Isthmus Zen Community.)

Partial Day Options will be available

If you plan to stay overnight, we need to know that as soon as possible.

Note: No one is turned away for financial reasons.  If you are unable to afford the full cost of the Retreat, please contact Mark or Ed to discuss scholarship options.

 

 

 

 

 

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