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Floating Zendo Sesshin

  • Jikoji Zen Center 12100 Skyline Blvd Los Gatos, CA, 95033 United States (map)

with Angie Boissevain, Sensei

Angie Enji Boissevain was a student of Kobun Chino Otogawa Roshi for 40 years and was one of his students who, with Kobun, created and founded Jikoji, where she was director during its first twelve years. For a long time she was a visiting teacher to a number of distant sanghas, as well as guiding teacher for Floating Zendo in San Jose. Floating Zendo is now her primary focus, and she also offers occasional writing workshops in the San Francisco Bay Area.


Sesshin begins with registration at 4:00 pm on Friday, August 1, followed by a social dinner at 6:00 pm.

Sesshin ends on Friday, August 8, after a social breakfast and a clean-up
period, finishing by noon.

Retreat and accommodation fees:

  • $400 for the week (7 nights)

  • $60 for the night (includes campers)

  • $38 for the day

    Jikoji’s dorm room accommodations feature comfortable beds, bathrooms and showers.

    Please note:

  • Teacher dana is not included in rates

  • Some scholarships are available up to 50% of full rate; (must be approved prior to sesshin)

  • Campers pay the same rate as everyone else

  • Private rooms cannot be guaranteed

  • At time of registration, declare any food allergies or special needs

  • Sesshin schedule will be posted on the Floating Zendo Website in July

To register:

Contact Dennis Powell, Sesshin Shika
Phone: 858.274.9889
Mailing address: 3659 Christine St., San Diego, CA 92117 To hold a place in the sesshin, a $100 deposit will be required, payable by check to “Floating Zendo” sent to sesshin shika, or via PayPal: go to and click “Donate.”



Earlier Event: July 26
Kobun Memorial Weekend
Later Event: August 10
Heart Hacking Workshop