A Zen Buddhist Community in Shelburne, Vermont

Memorial Sitting in Honor of Roshi Philip Kapleau

5 may 2024

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 5, 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 are welcome in person. Masks may be required. Others are welcome to attend virtually via Zoom.

Registration Required

Members and trial members are welcome to attend in person. Please register below on the pop-up form that will appear when you click the button.

Members and trial members who cannot attend in person are welcome to participate via Zoom. You must register to receive the ceremony link.

All-day Schedule



Zazen and dokusan






Special chanting service



Zazen and dokusan



Break for lunch



Zazen and dokusan



Taped teisho from Roshi Kapleau