A Kyol Che (“coming together”) is a longer, intensive meditation retreat held in the winter and summer. Held at our Diamond Hill Zen Monastery, it is modeled after the traditional winter and summer retreats in the mountain temples of Korea. For more detailed information, download the Kyol Che Information Booklet (pdf format).
Please register for Kyol Che retreats at least one week in advance.
Entry and exits are Saturday and Wednesday mornings 8AM.
Retreat fees are:
$455/week – $65/day for non-members and associate members;
$315/week – $45/day for students, clergy and school members;
$245/week – $35/day for Dharma Teachers and Dharma Teachers in training in the Kwan Um School of Zen.
Half price for Eastern Europeans who are members in good standing of their home zen centers (does not apply to Eastern Europeans living in the U.S.).
SEE YOUR GUIDING TEACHER FOR INFORMATION ON HOW TO OBTAIN A SCHOLARSHIP. Print out your scholarship application here.
To register for your retreat online – fill out the retreat registration form.
- July 5 – 12: Zen Master Bon Hae
- July 12 – 19: Zen Master Bon Haeng
- July 19 – 26: Paul Majchrzyk JDPSN
- July 26 – Aug. 1: Zen Master Soeng Hyang
To download and print out the 2014 Summer Kyol Che Flyer click here.