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Buddha's Enlightenment: Night Sit, Morning Ceremony

  • Saturday, December 09, 2017
  • 7:00 PM (PST)
  • Sunday, December 10, 2017
  • 10:00 AM (PST)
  • Red Cedar Dharma Hall, 1021 N. Forest St, Bellingham WA 98225


Registration is closed

All are welcome to join during the final evening and morning of our Rohatsu Buddha's Enlightenment retreat Saturday into Sunday morning.

Arrive any time (really: any time) after 7pm or late into the night. Stay for a while or stay all night. Or arrive in the early morning for the final ceremony - schedule below. Please join us!

It's traditional in the Rohatsu Sesshin to sit up all night as an enactment of Buddha's night of sitting under the Bodhi tree before his awakening. You are welcome to come and go and also to bring a sleeping bag and sleep for bits of the night.

6:00am zazen (25 min., opening w/ robe chant & priest's jundo)
6:30am Star Walk
7:00am Kinhin
7:10am Rohatsu Ceremony (40 min)
8:00am informal breakfast (finishing preparation together)

Please use the Register button on the left to RSVP and tell us your intentions for attendance. Those attending the sesshin need not register here.

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