Summer Internship

One or two months.  

Begins with June or July sesshin.

Steps for applying for internship/short-term residency:

  1.  Contact Great Tree with your request including the dates you want to attend.

  2.  Complete a residency application which will be sent to you upon request.  Request an  application here.

  3.  Interview by phone.

  4.  Attend a Great Tree sesshin prior to your term of residency

  5.  Have a covid-19 test or vaccination prior to your arrival at Great Tree


For further information contact Chimyo stating your intention and giving some description your practice experience.

About Us

The primary purpose of Great Tree Temple is to provide opportunities to enter more deeply into the practice of self-reflection in order to learn to live in peace and harmony with all beings.


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Alexander, NC 28701

United States


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