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Stephen Batchelor: Sunday June 25, 4:30pm

Join us for Stephen Batchelor’s visit to Mountain Cloud. Come early to get a seat and hear this inspiring dharma teacher. 4:30pm Sunday June 25 Cost is free Dana appreciated Stephen Batchelor is a contemporary Buddhist teacher and writer, best known for his secular or agnostic approach to Buddhism. Stephen considers Buddhism to be a constantly evolving […]

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What is a Koan?

The koan is a little nugget of something an awakened master did during his time. ~ Henry Shukman Henry Shukman, answers the question: What is a koan? The text is taken from a 2-minute video clip from an upcoming full length feature film on a conversation between Henry Shukman and Chris Hebard about Zen and more. The word koan actually means […]

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Message from Henry: Seize the Jewel

We’re not here for us. We’re here to dispel illusion – our own primarily, and then we see where we go from there. Sometimes we think we like practice, we know what it is and believe it’s good for us. We have no idea. The dragon sleeps with the mani-jewel in its jaws. The wish-fulfilling […]

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