Retreats & Workshops

Please download the Retreat Registration pdf at the bottom of this page.

The Zendo sponsors and arranges retreats with teachers of various traditions. All teachers are expected to abide by the Morgan Bay Zendo Code of Ethics. Retreats are open to everyone. Vegetarian meals are served and a modest fee is charged. The Zendo is closed to visitors during retreats except for Sunday morning meditation 9-11 am as well as Tuesday and Wednesday evening meditation. 

To register for a retreat, email or call the retreat leader or download the registration form at the bottom of this page and mail the completed form with your payment to Morgan Bay Zendo, 532 Morgan Bay Road, Surry, ME 04684. You may also email the registration form and pay via PayPal at the Contribute link on the MBZ website. Please use the Donate button to make your payment. 

Scholarships: Most of our events and retreats are by donation. Where there is a charge, scholarship assistance is available. We encourage you to ask for assistance if you need it.

Housing: During the retreat or the days before or after, overnight accommodations are available at MBZ and at several Airbnb locations in the neighborhood. Please inquire for details.

Bodhidharma Day
Sunday, October 20, 1 pm - 5 pm
Led by Hugh Curran
Founder of Ch’an (Zen) Buddhism, known for teaching Ch’an as a special transmission outside the scriptures, not founded upon words and letters; pointing directly to one’s own mind, seeing into one’s true nature...

Zen and Yoga Retreat
Saturday, November 9, 9 am - 5 pm
Led by Hugh Curran and John Yasenchak
John will lead Yoga and Kirtan sessions in the Meeting Hall while Hugh will lead Zen meditation in the Zendo. The last period of the day will be devoted to Kirtan chanting. Lunch is potluck.
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The Morgan Bay Zendo 
532 Morgan Bay Road 
Surry, Maine 04684

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