A retreat offers an opportunity for you to deepen your awareness of this precious life, and to experience the support of other sincere practitioners within the structure of a traditional Zen retreat atmosphere. Retreats are held in silence at 12035 Mountcrest Rd SE, Huntsville. Meals are included as part of the retreat fee.
One-day Zen Retreats Saturday one-day retreats start promptly at 8:30 am and end at 5:30 pm, with lunch provided as part of the retreat. A donation of $10 is suggested to cover lunch costs, with any remaining monies used to purchase lamp oil and incense for the GMZC zendo.
Three-day Zen Retreats GMZC held three-day retreats twice a year for many years, through 2015. Subject to local demand, it is possible we may resume this tradition.
If you would like to participate in a retreat, please email Gary at email@example.com, with "REGISTER" in the subject line by end of the day on the registration deadline. Include the retreat date please.
Please note that our retreats only have space for the first 12 people who register. If a retreat fills up, new registration requests will be added to a stand-by list in the order received.
Retreat Schedule 2018
RetreatRegistration Deadline February 3 January 31 April TBD June TBD August TBD