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Are Human’s Special? Part 3 by David Loy

Let one’s thoughts of boundless love pervade the whole world — above, below, and across — without any obstruction, without any hatred, without any enmity.  ~ Metta Sutra We are featuring some of David Loy’s recent writing on our website to introduce you to this thoughtful and brilliant Zen teacher, writer and environmental activist. David will […]

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Eco-Dharma Lecture and Workshop: May 18-20

Mountain Cloud Zen Center is pleased to offer an Eco-dharma, non-residential workshop with Zen writer and teacher David Loy. Saturday 10am-4pm and Sunday 10am-4pm Lunch provided Cost: $150  The weekend is preceded by… Free Public Lecture, Friday May 18, 6pm Dana gratefully accepted Join David to explore these questions… Does Buddhism provide any special insight into the […]

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Message from Henry: Healing

The real healing is the dropping away of the unreal self… Recently while teaching in San Diego, during a question-and-answer session, someone asked about the healing aspects of practice. I said something like: first there’s the wound of separation, that we feel separate from all else. That “heals,” in a sense. But it happens through […]

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Are Human’s Special? Part 2 by David Loy

…we are creatures that know we are creatures; moreover, we are creatures that create, and know that we create. We are featuring some of David Loy’s recent writing on our website to introduce you to this thoughtful and brilliant Zen teacher, writer and environmental activist. David will be offering an Eco-Dharma Workshop at Mountain Cloud, May […]

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Message from Henry: Enter Practice

Perhaps with the disenchantment of old formal religious institutions many of us are left with a reflex toward the sacred … without having … frame of reference … Enter Practice.  Koans are ingenious teaching devices. You can’t “get” them but by radical shifts in perspective. As a means of spiritual training they are superb: they […]

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Are Human’s Special? Part 1 by David Loy

…according to traditional Buddhist teachings, only humans can awaken and become Buddhas. That is why it is so important not to waste our precious human birth. David Loy will be offering an eco-dharma lecture and workshop at Mountain Cloud, May 18-20.  Click here for details about the Eco-Dharma weekend. We are featuring some of David’s recent […]

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