Please join us for this short retreat that begins on Friday evening June 22 and ends Sunday morning June 24. It is designed to support those new to zen retreats and will help you acclimate to extended sitting. Click here for a sample schedule. This weekend is also great for experienced practitioners to participate in a […]
Our 5-day Summer sesshin is from June 26-July 1. Join us for this period of deep practice; sink into the boundless reality of the Dharma, finding the ease and joy in being human that Dogen speaks of as the characteristics of true meditation practice. We will follow our usual timetable, beginning at 6am and ending […]
Saturday May 5 Celebration Ryoun Roshi cuts the ribbon… Sit and short talk with Ryoun Roshi Interior Photos… Chris Wuest manager/overseer of the entire project. Thank you Chris. Many bows!
EVENT CANCELLED 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 […]
March 2018 – Spring Sesshin Participants
Celebrate MCZC’s Cottage Completion with Sanbo Zen Abbot Ryoun Roshi Saturday May 5, 2018 Ceremony followed by Reception Beginning at 10am at Mountain Cloud Join us to celebrate the completion of our lovely new cottage which will soon house retreat participants and guests. All are invited to the festivities. Image: Flora by Rajesh Balouria, CC0 […]
Solar Electric Panels are installed on the roof of our main building! We are online, interconnected with the power grid, generating our own electricity and supplying excess to the grid. Donations are requested for our eco-friendly power system. Click here to donate.
Contact Luke Weintzen for details. Featured image: Bubbles by Larisa-K, from Pixabay.com
The Earth is sacred and we touch her with each step. ~ Thich Nhat Hanh As a new arrival to this world, just delivered from our mother’s body, each one of us knew to do the exact same thing as our first action: Draw a breath. We didn’t dither around in our heads worrying because […]
If you would like to attend Yamada Ryoun’s daily teisho, Monday April 30 – Thursday May 3, please arrive at the IHM Retreat Center by 10am. If you’d like, you may come to the sit that precedes the teisho at 9:30 All regularly scheduled Mountain Cloud events are canceled from April 29-May 4 due […]