IMC daylong retreats are held at 108 Birch Street in Redwood City, CA.
There is no cost for classes, events and retreats at IMC. Donations are welcome. No pre-registration is required unless otherwise stated.
For a calendar of retreats and all other events at IMC, see the IMC Calendar
Daylong Retreat Descriptions and Schedules
You may participate in any part of a daylong retreat.
9:00 am - 4:30 pm Daylong Retreats with Gil Fronsdal
These retreats do not have a fixed schedule, but include instructions or guided meditations with alternating sitting and walking periods, about 35 minutes or so in length. A dharma talk is usually given at the end of the day and/or before lunch. If you come for a partial day and arrive during a sitting period, please enter quietly and sit in the outer hall until the sitting period is over. You can join at any time during a walking period.
8:30 am - 5:00 pm Daylong Retreats with Gil Fronsdal
No instruction, previous experience recommended. Brief interviews with Gil available. Schedule is as follows:
- 8:30 AM Sit
- 9:15 AM Welcome
- 9:30 AM Walk
- 10:15 AM Sit
- 11:00 AM Walk
- 11:15 AM Sit
- 12:00 PM Lunch
- 1:00 PM Sit
- 1:45 PM Walk
- 2:30 PM Sit
- 3:15 PM Walk
- 3:30 PM Sit
- 4:15 PM Dharma Talk
- 5:00 PM Short Temple Cleaning