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Message from Henry: Gone

Today’s Message from Henry is a short excerpt from Henry’s path of training as recounted in One Blade of Grass. I had been sitting with a strange koan the past day or two, about Master Kyozan, in which he and a monk do a kind of charade. The monk makes movements with his body and arms, and […]

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Summer Virtual Sesshin: June 25-28

In the place of our residential summer sesshin, we are offering a four-day Virtual Retreat,  Thursday June 25 – Sunday June 28.  As much as we’d love to swing open our physical zendo doors, the covid-19 situation continues to suggest otherwise. This virtual retreat is open to all, for any level of meditation practitioner. Join us […]

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Sangha Meeting: May 16 2020 Minutes

January 25 Sangha Meeting Minutes – Approved Henry’s Report – January 25 – May 16 (see below) Financials  This past March, Damon reported to our board of directors that MCZC would have a $53,000 net loss due to the cancellation of our many retreats and events for 2020. The very good news is that this […]

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Message from Henry: Confirmation

Message from Henry is an excerpt from Henry’s path of training as recounted in One Blade of Grass. I sat through the night with a river of energy coursing through the world. The whole world was love’s plaything, a cork bobbing on a silent torrent. I broke for a cup of tea in the early morning, […]

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Message from Henry: Keiken – Experience

This week, a message from an international collective of young artists known as Keiken (“experience”)… I have to preface this with a disclaimer: one of the artists is actually a niece of mine. I sincerely hope no one will take this as something wrong or unwholesome on my part. I feel encouraged to overcome my […]

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Don’t-Know Mind

But when you allow each thought to be met with “Is it true?” life will show itself to you. Eventually, you find yourself ending every thought with a question mark, not with a period. You’re able to rest in the never-ending enlightenment of the don’t-know mind. ~ Byron Katie A mind at Home with Itself […]

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