BoTree and Jizo

Calendars: PDF & Google

Community members usually come together to do zazen on Wednesday evenings from 7-9 pm and Sunday mornings from 9-11 am. In addition, the residents sit every morning from 6:30 – 7:30 am and community members are welcome. Please check the calendar below for variations.

Highlights of the Current Month
  • 2/11, Saturday: Orientation to Zen Practice, 9 am to noon. No preregistration is necessary and there is no fee.
  • 2/12, Sunday: Deadline for registration for 5-day Spring Sesshin (March 24-29, 2017).
  • 2/15, Wednesday: NEW! Beginner’s Mind Forum.  A time for informal discussion and questions about practice, from 6 to 6:45 pm, before our regular zazen program at 7:00.  Not just for newcomers, all are welcome.
  • 2/17, Friday: Board of Directors meeting, 6:30 pm.
  • 2/19, Sunday: Work Party (dharma assembly and informal work practice), 9 am to noon followed by lunch.
  • 2/22, Wednesday: Zazen/Dokusan with Question and Response time, 7 to 9 pm followed by tea.
  • 2/26, Sunday: Hiking Zazenkai, 9 am to 5 pm, trail to be announced.  We will meet at the trailhead.  Bring a brownbag lunch, water, sunscreen, headgear and sturdy shoes.

Below is the calendar in pdf form that you can scroll though to the current month. When you choose the light green “Download” link the calendar will be displayed full screen as a pdf which you can download and/or print. Press the expansion button on the top right corner to simply view the calendar as a whole page. Please note that the Vipassana dates are times the organization Vipassana Hawaii rents the temple for their retreats. We are close Dharma friends but separate organizations so please contact them directly for questions and sign-up.

Download (PDF)

Below, for ease of download to your mobile devices and ease of readability on mobile devices is a Google version of the 2014, 2015 and 2016 HDS calendars. This calendar is kept up to date with the latest changes.