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Guest Practice Program

Our Guest Practice Program allows the best of both worlds: in the morning, practice Zen meditation and work alongside our community and in the afternoon and evening, experience Tassajara as a guest. Guest Practice participants eat breakfast and lunch with the students and enjoy dinner in the dining room as a guest.

All participants in the Guest Practice Program must follow the daily schedule:

5:50am Zazen (meditation)
6:50am Morning service
7:15am Soji (temple cleaning)
7:30am Breakfast with students
8:30am Work
12:00pm Lunch with students

The Guest Practice rate is $68 per person per day for shared guest accommodations. A minimum stay of three (3) days is required. Please note that the Guest Practice schedule is not compatible with participating in a retreat or with caring for a child. Registration for the Guest Practice program is dependent on availability of Guest Practice housing. For information, please call Reservations at (888) 743-9362.