Photo c/o Arunas Kulikauskas

Photo c/o Arunas Kulikauskas

Saturday January 4 – Friday April 4, 2014

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 mornings 8AM only.

Retreat fees are:

$455/week for non-members and associate members;

$315/week for students, clergy and school members;

$245/week 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.).


Print out and mail in your scholarship application.

To register for your retreat online – fill out the retreat registration form.

Heart Kyol Che 2014

Teaching Schedule:

January 4-11, Zen Master Bon Haeng
January 11-18, Zen Master Bon Haeng
January 18-25, Nancy Hedgpeth, JDPSN
January 25-1, Nancy Hedgpeth, JDPSN
February 1-8, Zen Master Bon Shim
February 8-15, Zen Master Bon Shim
February 15-22, Zen Master Bon Shim
February 22-1, Tim Lerch, JDPSN
March 1-8, Linc Rhodes, JDPSN
March 8-15, Zen Master Bon Haeng/Nancy Hedgpeth, JDPSN
March 15-22, Paul Majchrzyk, JDPSN
March 22-29, TBD
March 29-4, TBD