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Five Day Retreat – In Person & Online

Led by Zarko Andricevic

Any Level

Sliding Scale

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Begins: Friday June 24, 2022
Check-in: 3:00 - 5:00 PM -late arrival not allowed (In Person)
End Date: Wednesday June 29, 2022
End Time: 3:00 PM
Deadline:

Apply by 3:00 pm June 21

This hybrid five-day retreat is an opportunity to strengthen your practice with other practitioners, and receiving guidance from the teacher.

The traditional Chan monastery schedule is modified and adaptable to an online format, starting 9:00 am in the morning, with longer break times, and ending at 9:00 pm.

Our Dharma Teacher, Zarko Andricevic, will give Dharma talks and instructions online via Zoom.  There are two options to attend this retreat : 1) In-person at DDRC, staying overnight, in a group setting.  Venerable Chang Zhai will be the onsite teaching assistant.  2) Online via Zoom.

 

Schedule (In Person)

Friday, June 24

7:15 pm – 8:15 pm Orientation & Work Practice Instructions

8:30pm – 9:00 pm Sitting Meditation

Saturday, June 25 – Tuesday, June 28

5:00 am Morning Board

5:30 am – 8:00 am Sitting & Moving Meditation, Work Practice

9:00 am – 9:00 pm Morning & Evening Service, Sitting, Moving, Walking Meditation, Mindful Yoga, Prostration, and Dharma Talks

10:00 pm Lights Out

Wednesday, June 29

5:00 am Morning Board

5:30 am – 8:00 am Sitting & Moving Meditation, Work Practice

9:00 am – 3:00 pm Morning Service, Sitting, Moving, Walking Meditation, Work Practice, and Dharma Talk

3:10 pm – 4:00 pm (Tea & Cookies – Optional)

4:00 pm – End of Retreat

 

Schedule (Online)

Friday, June 24

7:15 pm – 7:45 pm Orientation

Saturday, June 25 – Tuesday, June 28

8:45 am Check In

9:00 am – 9:00 pm Morning & Evening Service, Sitting, Moving, Walking Meditation, Mindful Yoga, Prostration, and Dharma Talks

Wednesday, June 29

8:45 am Check In

9:00 am – 3:00 pm Morning Service, Sitting, Moving, Walking Meditation, Work Practice, and Dharma Talk

3:00 pm – End of Retreat

 

Requirements for Being Accepted

The requirements to be accepted are that the applicant has:

  • already received basic meditation instruction
  • established a daily personal practice

 

Sliding Scale

This event is priced on a sliding scale. Please consider paying at the highest rate that you can afford. Your generosity supports Dharma Drum Mountain, staff, your fellow practitioners and our continuous efforts to help people to learn and grow.

When you submit your application, select one of the sliding scale rates below. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. If needed we encourage you to apply for a scholarship , please reach out to apply@dharmadrumretreat.org for more information.

In Person :

Base: $375
Sustainer: $600
Benefactor: $900

Online:

Base: $250
Sustainer: $375
Benefactor: $700

 

Any amount paid above the Base rate is a tax deductible donation to DDRC. Your confirmation email is your tax receipt.

 


Zarko Andricevic

Zarko Andricevic, is founder of Dharmaloka Chan Buddhist Community and Chan Retreat Centre in Croatia. Zarko first encountered Buddhism 1975 and has been a martial arts and yoga teacher since the 1970s. In the mid-80s he started the first Buddhist study and meditation group in Croatia. In 1996 he meet Chan Master Sheng Yen and become one of his students. Zarko received Dharma transmission from Master Sheng Yen in June 2001. Since then he is teaching and leading Chan retreats in Europe, USA, Canada, Taiwan and Australia. He currently lives and teaches at Chan Retreat Center in Croatia.

 

On-site Teaching Assistant : Venerable Chang-Zhai.

Venerable Chang-Zhai entered the Dharma Drum Sangha University (DDSU) in 2008, and received full ordination in 2010. In 2012, after completing a 4-year monastic education in Taiwan, she returned to the U.S. and has served as a member of the Chan Meditation Center in New York until now.  Venerable teaches meditation and Dharma classes, and leads Chan retreats and other Chan programs.