Daylong Retreats

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

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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

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