- Loose and comfortable clothes for sitting
- Easy-on-and-off shoes
- Meditation bench or cushion (Zafu)
- Meditation pad (Zabuton) or folded blanket
- Rain gear
- A comfortable jacket
- Yoga mat
- Coffee Mug
- Water Bottle
- Notepad and Pencil
- Laundry Detergent
- Quarters (For Washer & Dryer)
Please note the Zendo (Meditation Hall) is kept cool to promote wakefulness.
You may want to bring layers and a blanket for warmth during sits. The Zendo will have chairs available; however, if you want to sit on the floor, you may want to bring your own Back Jack or seat with back support, often used during dharma talks.
Linens are provided and there will be opportunities to get fresh towels and sheets during your stay. Details will be posted in the Tea Room and discussed during orientation.
Please bring your own cup or mug for tea/coffee and help us avoid the use of disposables.