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Sangha Meeting: Saturday May 25, 10am

Join us for our next Sangha meeting for all Mountain Cloud members and friends. Learn about what’s happening in our community… Rio Grande Mindfullness Institute (RGMI) Henry’s teaching activities Visiting student’s program Samu / work Practice Garden, cottage and grounds updates Provide your input. Bring your questions. All are encouraged to attend. Considering becoming a […]

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Dharmatalk: Case 28, Book of Equanimity: Gokoku’s “Three Disgraces”

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“… At the deepest level, nothing is separate from the Dharma …” Description: This talk focuses on Henry’s trip to Germany, beginning in Nuremberg, then on to Benediktushof, a former Benedictine monastery, now a spiritual center, then to Sonnenhof Zen Center in the Black Forest, and, finally, to Domicilium, a joint hospice and Zen center. […]


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Summer Retreat: June 17-23

Prepare for summer! Join us for our 2019 Summer Retreat Monday June 17 – Sunday June 23. All are warmly invited to attend this summer solstice event Each day begins at 6am and concludes at 9pm. Most of our sits will be in the zendo but there will also be outdoor practice, both walking and […]

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Message from Henry: Hearts on Fire

Desperation — in a way, it’s quite right. We should be desperate. This situation we are in called life — what is it? Why is it happening? How should we live? Who really are we? Not just hair on fire, but hearts on fire! Zen is passionate. It loves the world, it cares for beings, […]

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Dharmatalk: Case 81, Book of Equanimity: Gensha Reaches the Province (Part 2)

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“… We can drop our construction of self and world, space and time …” Description: This talk begins with the sound of rain and gentle rolling thunder. It is a continuation of the exploration of Case 81, with a focus on Gensha’s comment at the end of the story. Gensha is trying to help us […]


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Message from Henry: New Levels

The meditative, contemplative life – you might think it sounds so placid… But it’s more like hopping on a throaty old Triumph motorbike and putting it through its paces, seeing what it can really do. Taking this body, mind and heart for ride after heavy ride, taking them for all they’ve got – and finding […]

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Dharmatalk: Case 81, Book of Equanimity: Gensha Reaches the Province (Part 1)

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“… This world is one single act of love …” Description: Koans can open up the potential of a human being. Case 81 is a Dharma dialogue between Gensha and Shôtô. They converse about a party the day before—all the revelry is right here, right now. The point of Zen training is to experience this […]


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