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Message from Henry: Inside Out

Today’s message is an excerpt from Henry’s memoir One Blade of Grass describing as aspect fo his path of training. Read Great Peace (last weeks message) to put this week’s piece in context.  In those early days, it was like being born again–or not again, but for the first time. Finally I knew what my life was. Not […]

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July 17-19: Three-day Virtual Retreat – Registration Open

Join us for a virtual meditation retreat Co-led by Henry Shukman and Valerie Forstman Roshi Three full days: July 17-19 Friday morning – Sunday Afternoon Suggested payment is $100-$200, but pay any amount that you can reasonably afford. No one will be turned away. Talks, Q&A, sitting together, easy relaxing body practice, meditation guidance, and plenty […]

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Dharmatalk: Seeking to Satisfy Dissatisfaction

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“When there really is just this, there is no place for thirst, or craving”  Description: Ongoing series on basic Buddhism. We begin to address the Second Noble Truth: that the cause of suffering is craving, or Tanha in Pali, which literally means “thirst.” Seeking to satisfy the everyday pangs of thirst in our lives leads […]


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Flower Sermon

Once upon a time the world honored one was at Vulture Peak.  Before a vast crowd of lay practitioners, nuns, and monks, angelic creatures, and even gods, he held up a single flower and twirled it. Of the assembled crowd only the disciple Mahakashyapa, responded, breaking into a wide grin. The Buddha, lord of wisdom, physician of the […]

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Message from Henry: Great Peace

Today’s message is an excerpt from Henry’s memoir One Blade of Grass describing as aspect fo his path of training. Click here to read Zen Death (a previous installment) to put this week’s piece in context.  A war was over. It wasn’t clear if I had won or lost–but presumably lost. The contents of the war, its […]

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Mountain Cloud Art Exhibit and Fundraiser

Please join us! Mountain Cloud Art Exhibit and Fundraiser 13 Paintings by Christy Hengst inspired by Mountain Cloud Sunday June 28-July 3 online preview at ChristyHengst.com Friday July 3, 5-8pm MST in-person exhibit and preview outside socially distanced and spread out on the grounds of Mountain Cloud Saturday July 4 9am – Sunday July 5 […]

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Dharmatalk: Developing Compassion with Equanimity

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“Suffering can be the door, or the path, to practice and training”  Description: Ongoing series on basic Buddhism. Continuing the discussion of the first of the Four Noble Truths: How can we transform our reactions to the various states of suffering (fear, grief, anger) that we experience on a daily basis? Develop compassion with equanimity. […]


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