Buses will leave from 34th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues in Manhattan at 6am on April 29th, returning around 8-9pm that evening. Please check back periodically for any changes.
What's a 'rolling retreat?!' It's a new concept whose time has come, and we invented it! Take advantage of this unique opportunity to ride with some of America's most known and respected dharma teachers: Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi, founder of Buddhist Global Relief, Roshi Enkyo O'Hara, Abbot of the Village Zendo, renowned environmental activist and dharma teacher Colin Beavan, and Rev. angel Kyodo williams, Zen Priest and founder of the the Center for Transformative Change.
Bhikkhu Bodhi, often referred to as the Conscience of the Buddhist Community, is a prominent monk and Buddhist scholar. He has translated and made available in English some of the most important teachings of the Buddha, including The Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha (Majjhima Nikaya, 1995), The Connected Discourses of the Buddha (Samyutta Nikaya, 2000), and The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha (Anguttara Nikaya, 2012).
Roshi Pat Enkyo O’Hara serves as Abbot of the Village Zendo.Roshi is a Founding Teacher of the Zen Peacemaker Family, a spiritual and social action association. Roshi’s focus is on the expression of Zen through caring, service, and creative response. Her Five Expressions of Zen form the matrix of study at the Village Zendo: Meditation, Study, Communication, Action, and Caring.
Join us as we hit the highway for a rollicking, dharma-filled, awesome event! The People's Climate March promises to be the biggest in history.
We've made prices affordable and on a sliding scale so all can attend. Please pay as much as you're able. This will allow us to invite more monastics! A limited number of reduced price and work-study positions available. email firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Click on our mascot, Ellie the elephant below, for a space on the bus. She's rip-snortin' mad, because she doesn't want her people to become extinct!