Melissa is usually in residence at Boundless Way Temple.  The practice schedule, which includes talks by and individual meetings with Melissa and other teachers, as well as registration information for retreats and programs, is available at www.worcesterzen.org.

For the time being, to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, most of the in-person practice periods at Boundless Way Temple are suspended, and have been moved online.  For more information, go to http://www.worcesterzen.org.

2020

August 29 and 30, 9 am to 10 am — Outdoor practice in the Temple garden, for Temple members and by registration only  (http://www.worcesterzen.org)

The following retreats and programs are being offered online:

September 12, 1 pm to 3 pm — Women’s Retreat Half-Day Practice Period (http://www.worcesterzen.org.)

September 19, 20, October 17, November 21, December 19 — Buddhism 101: Koan Salon (registration required) 10 am – noon, Half-Day Practice Period 1 – 3 pm (no registration required).  The December program includes a jukai (precepts) ceremony. (http://www.worcesterzen.org)

October 9 – 12 — Boundless Way Temple Autumn Sesshin, Worcester, MA (http://worcesterzen.org/)

October 24 – 29 — online retreat, Portugal — https://serintegral.pt/en/retreats/24-artigos-en/234-mindfulness-meditation-retreat-seven-qualities-of-awakening

December 3 – 6 — Boundless Way Temple Rohatsu Sesshin, Worcester, MA (http://worcesterzen.org/)

2021

The following retreats may be canceled, rescheduled, or offered on-line, depending on circumstances as they unfold throughout the year and beyond.  For updates, go to https://worcesterzen.org/subscribe/ to sign up for the Boundless Way Temple mailing list.

January 16, February 20, March 20, April 17, May 15, September 18, September 19, October 16, November 20, December 18 — Buddhism 101: Koan Salon (registration required) 10 am – noon, Half-Day Practice Period 1 – 3 pm (no registration required).  The May and December programs include a jukai (precepts) ceremony. (http://www.worcesterzen.org)

February 12 – 15– Boundless Way Temple Winter Sesshin, Worcester, MA (http://worcesterzen.org/)

April 9 –12– Boundless Way Temple Spring Sesshin, Worcester, MA (http://worcesterzen.org/)

June 11 – 13 — Boundless Way Temple Beginner’s Mind Sesshin, Worcester, MA (http://worcesterzen.org/)

July 17 – 30 — Boundless Way Temple Coming and Going Sesshin, Worcester, MA (http://worcesterzen.org/)

July 31 – August 6 — Boundless Way Temple Summer Sesshin, Worcester, MA (http://worcesterzen.org/)

October 1 – 4 — Boundless Way Temple Autumn Sesshin, Worcester, MA (http://worcesterzen.org/)

December 3 – 6 — Boundless Way Temple Rohatsu Sesshin, Worcester, MA  (http://worcesterzen.org/)