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2023 Special Events

Each year, we offer specially themed events, exclusive venues, and new opportunities to connect with Sangha. RSVP for these events as early as possible to ensure you’ll have a seat reserved! Also see our calendar of recurring yearly retreats.

September 15 – 17
In Person
At Emberheart Wilderness Retreats • Creston, WV

Returning Home

Join us in remote mountains of Appalachia for a unique off-grid retreat experience, and sit zazen outdoors! Attendees may reserve a campsite or one of the limited indoor guest rooms. This retreat will feature plenty of nature walks, and community time.

Deer grazing outside the main house at Emberheart, September 2022

Sept 28 – Oct 1


This retreat is open to all those who have been formally facilitated through the Mondo process at any time. If you have not already explored Mondo Facilitation, click here to begin the process.

Yoko-Ji is a residential Soto zen monastery that graciously hosts Hollow Bones Zen for this retreat. The daily retreat schedule includes morning and evening services, seated zazen meditation, kinhin walking meditation, conscious embodiment practice, teisho dharma talks, opportunities for dokusan (one-on-one interviews with a roshi), nature walks and short breaks for private reflection, and intensive Mondo Zen Koan Process programming in large and small group contexts.