Zen Monks MeditatingYong Maeng Jong Jin retreats are two, three or seven days long and are held in silence. The schedule each day consists of ten hours of Zen practice (bowing, chanting, sitting and walking), work and rest periods, and vegetarian meals eaten in traditional temple style. Includes talks and kong-an teaching interviews with a zen teacher. Minimum participation is 24 hours. For more detailed information, read the Yong Maeng Jong Jin Orientation Guide (pdf format). Prior meditation experience or attendance at a meditation instruction class is recommended.

Prices per day: non members $65, members $45, Dharma teachers and Dharma teachers in training $35

Registration will be at 8:30am and orientation for first timers is at 8:00am.

Dharma Teachers please bring your own bowl set.





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

If you have trouble with the Registration Form, please follow these instructions:

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If you are still struggling to successfully register, please try the Direct Registration link or call the Program Director at 401.658.1464 to assist you.


Please check the PZC Calendar for next scheduled YMJJ.

  • 7-Day YMJJ Retreat with Zen Master Soeng Hyang (Barbara Rhodes) December 6th-12th.