Next REtreat



Wednesday, December 11, 2019 to Sunday, December 15, 2019

Hokoji is happy to be hosting the annual Rohatsu retreat, led by resident teacher Ian Forsberg.

Retreat begins on Wednesday, date. Attendees are welcome to arrive beginning at 4:00 pm. A casual potluck dinner begins at 6:00 pm, followed by Oryoki instruction, orientation and evening meditation. Retreat ends after lunch on Sunday, date.

Simple vegetarian food will be served. All meals will be served Oryoki-style in the dining room or zendo. Those with dietary restrictions are responsible for managing their special food needs and will be able to prepare food following the Oryoki meal service. 

Please Note: 

  • The retreat schedule can be found here.

  • Hokoji encourages early registration because it helps with our overall planning.

  • Lodging: Shared rooms are available in the main house or the nearby yurt. You may also choose to find lodging off-site.

  • Dana (giving) is the Buddhist practice of cultivating generosity. In this context, it refers to an offering of gratitude for the teachings.

    • The suggested donation for the retreat is $45 per day.

    • Teacher donations are not included in rates: Suggested donation for the teacher is $10 to $20 per day.

For more information, please contact us at or through the Contact page. 

Retreat Registration Form