TWO-DAY ZEN RETREAT
Led By zen master wu kwang
Saturday and Sunday, september 28 and 29, 2019
Zen Master Wu Kwang, (Richard Shrobe) is guiding teacher of the Chogye International Zen Center of New York and lives in New York with his family. Before he began practicing Zen he studied intensively with Swami Satchidananda, living with his wife and children for four years at the Integral Yoga Institute in New York. He has a Master's degree in Social Work and did six years of postgraduate study in Gestalt, including training with Laura Perls. He has been director of a drug program, and has served as an instructor in psychiatry and Gestalt therapy. He started practicing with Zen Master Seung Sahn in 1975 and was given inka in 1984. He received dharma transmission on August 1, 1993. A former professional musician, his undergraduate training was in music theory, and he also studied with jazz pianist, Barry Harris. Currently he has a private practice in psychotherapy specializing in the Gestalt approach. He has written three books: Open Mouth Already a Mistake, Don't Know Mind: The Spirit of Korean Zen, and Elegant Failure: A Guide to Zen Koans, all available from from Amazon.com.
You may sign up for one (type in the Quantity field "1") or both days of the retreat (type in the Quantity field "2"). Vegetarian meals and accommodation are included in the retreat fee. Most rooms are one-person. A few are shared.
If you are new to our retreats, we strongly advise you to arrive at 8:00 AM on the retreat day for orientation rather than the night before. Our registration form (see below) will collect a bit more information that will help you plan your visit.
Online registration for this retreat closes on Thursday, September 26th at Noon.
NOTE: Please use the “Quantity” field for the number of days you wish to attend the retreat. “1” for one day, and “2” for two days. Thank you.