Welcome to Mountain Cloud

Located in Santa Fe, NM, in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo mountains, Mountain Cloud is a meditation center, offering daily sitting and several teaching events most weeks. Click here for our weekly schedule.  For upcoming sesshins and special events click on Events and Sesshins.

Getting Started

Meditation has proven benefits. More energy, more concentration, more peace, more love, more joy, more presence, more kindness.  The easiest way to get started in a meditation practice and find out if it’s for you, is to come by on a Wednesday afternoon at 5pm for a one-hour Intro to Zen class. We run these weekly and year-round. Continue Reading …

Our teacher is Henry Ryu-un Shukman, an Associate Zen Master of the Sanbo Zen lineage. Continue Reading …

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Sangha Meeting Minutes: January 26, 2019

Thank you to all who attended our January 26 sangha meeting. Attendees are listed at the end of this report. We have three sangha meetings per year. Minutes are published on our website and will continue to be posted on our bulletin board. Brief Meditation: Led by Henry Approval October sangha meeting minutes:  Moved and […]

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Message from Henry: No Preference

What if we just don’t have to live up to anything? Can you feel the gentle tide of well-being, of ease, of contentment, that then starts to flow in, like warm water over dry sand – a force we had forgotten even existed, and here it comes. And all the beached hulls and hulks that […]

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Message from Henry: The Force of Awakening

…we can awaken to the fact that all aspects of our experience, and our responses and reactions to experience, are empty, hollow and insubstantial… Once our practice has passed a certain point, it’s as if nothing can withstand the force of the present moment, of the Dharma, of now. It’s as Tahui said: the Dharma […]

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