Definitions for "Sesshin"
Keywords:  zen, retreat, zazen, meditation, silent
Intensive extended sitting (usually one week starting each day at 4 or 5 a.m. and going until 9 p.m.) (literally, embracing or [directly] touching the mind).
Intensive meditation retreat of between two and seven days' duration, conducted in silence, where participants engage in a highly-structured and refined schedule of sitting, chanting, teisho, dokusan, work, meals and rest. Sesshin provides an environment in which the student may go deeper into the mind than is normally possible in everyday life.
an intensive meditation retreat which includes zazen, oryoki meals, services, mindful work and lectures
Keywords:  yong, jong, maeng, jin, japanese
(Japanese): see Yong Maeng Jong Jin.