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The First Public In-person Event by DDRC since the COVID-19 Quarantine

Dharma Drum Retreat Center (DDRC) will hold a 7-day in-person retreat "How To Meditate: Right View Chan Training Application" from July 11 to 17, 2021. The retreat will be led by Gilbert Gutierrez, and will focus on getting the basics of meditation to help practitioners make proper progress.
It will mark the first public in-person event by the center since the COVID-19 quarantine. Applicants would need to show proofs of being fully vaccinated no later than June 27, 2021. During the retreat, participants will be required to wear masks and keep social distancing.
Gilbert Gutierrez is one of the Dharma Heirs of Master Sheng Yen, the founder of Dharma Drum Mountain. He has over thirty-nine years of meditation experience. He teaches in a classical Chan style which inspires his students to investigate Chan through diligent practice.
Since space is limited, the center urges those interested to apply early. For more information about how to register and the other requirements, please visit