A Zen Buddhist Community in Shelburne, Vermont

Memorial Sitting in Honor of Roshi Philip Kapleau

8 may 2022

Roshi Philip Kapleau passed away on May 6, 2004 at the age of 91. Each year we celebrate a day of remembrance in May.

This year there will be a hybrid all-day sitting on Sunday, May 8, beginning at 7:00 am. It includes a special chanting service at 9:15 am and a taped teisho from the archives of Roshi Kapleau's talks.

Who May Come?

Adult members of the Sangha who have been fully vaccinated and boosted and who test negative with a rapid test before coming to the Center are welcome in person. Masks may be required. Others are welcome to attend virtually via Zoom. Registration is required whether you are attending in person or virtually.

All-day Schedule



Zazen and dokusan






Special chanting service



Zazen and dokusan



Break for lunch



Zazen and dokusan



Taped teisho from Roshi Kapleau