Events

Please note that Saranam is closely monitoring the current Covid-19 pandemic. Changes to events including re-scheduling, canceling, and going remote will possibly occur. Thank you for your understanding as we all do our best to safely move forward!

Here is a calendar of our upcoming events and reservations. Please give it a few minutes to load. Notes: 1. "Personal Retreat" indicates that a person has reserved space for that time period; however, others may also reserve space at the same time. 2. "Private Group Retreat" indicates that a group has reserved the space for that time period and the event is not open to the public. Events that are open will be posted below the calendar. To learn more about our events and RSVP, please scroll down. 

Upcoming Events

  • Fri, Oct 14
    Saranam Retreat Center
    Led by Bruce Harris, this sesshin is appropriate for anyone who's had some experience with meditation and seeks to better understand, and deepen, that practice. Ultimately, Zen offers a way to recognize and embody our true nature.
  • Thu, Oct 27
    Saranam Retreat Center
    Encouraging Self-Awareness through Sensory Perception Using Practical and Experience-Based Fun
  • Fri, Sep 09
    Saranam Retreat Center
    Immerse yourself in playful art-making with others and let the peace and quiet of Saranam fuel your creative fire
  • Fri, Aug 05
    Saranam Retreat Center
    This weekend retreat will focus on group practice of Joy of Living-based meditation sessions, with an introductory talk of the Path of Liberation and the foundational practice of the Nectar of the Path.
  • Sat, Jun 25
    Saranam Retreat Center
    Join artist and pilgrim Claudia Giannini for a one-day workshop combining an art historical look at western and Asian Art of Pilgrimage with a discussion of what makes a journey a pilgrimage and a hands-on experience on creating an Art/Travel Journal.
  • Fri, Mar 11
    Saranam Retreat Center
    Immerse yourself in playful art-making with others and let the peace and quiet of Saranam fuel your creative fire
  • Sat, Oct 23
    Saranam Retreat Center
    Drawing from Zen Buddhism and Christian mysticism, we will engage in experiential/contemplative activities designed to cleanse our “doors of perception,” deepen our embodied sensitivity, and foster intimate conversation with the wounded yet ever marvelous natural world.