While we are closed during the corona-virus outbreak, we are opening a virtual zendo. We are hosting online sits led by Mountain Cloud jikis at all our normal sitting times. Please join us and connect with each other online. To participate in these virtual sits on your computer/tablet or other device, use this link…. sit.mountaincloud.org The virtual […]
Dear MC students, members, sangha, friends and supporters… Thank you all so much for making Mountain Cloud such a vibrant and thrilling community to be a part of. Yes, we gather primarily in order to be quiet and still together in person, to allow the deeper realities of our consciousness, our nature, and our very […]
This Sunday March 29, Henry will be offering an online talk with question/answer period. Tune in for sitting at…. 10am Mountain Time 9am Pacific Time 12pm Eastern Time Henry’s talk will begin about 10:30am. Join this San Diego/Encinitas Zoom Meeting by clicking this link at the designated time…. https://zoom.us/j/916614568?pwd=czRQbU1WUU92ZEVDL1FJR0NqNUpyQT09 Meeting ID: 753 066 874 Password: […]
Mountain Cloud just finished its weeklong spring sesshin. 43 of us sat in the packed zendo while around us the US caught up with the rest of the world in its precautions against the coronavirus. We were settled deep and true in the dhamma, under the guidance of Valerie Forstman Roshi, along with Henry.
The NASZ 2020 Sesshin with Yamada Ryoun Roshi has been cancelled in response to the corona-virus outbreak. If you have made a reservation, please contact us about a refund Thursday April 30, 5pm – Tuesday May 5, 1pm At the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) Retreat Center Santa Fe, New Mexico Enso Art by Janine […]
Henry was recently interviewed by Sam Harris on the Waking Up podcast. Waking Up is available with a subscription. If you’d like to listen, we have a special offer that allows us to listen for free to Henry and Sam’s conversation. Waking Up also offers a 30-day free trial if you’d like to explore more […]
Teisho’s open to the public, Tuesday March 10 through Saturday March 14. Sit at 10am, teisho at 10:30. Please observe the silence. We will resume our regularly scheduled events on Monday March 16.
Tea and Zen Presented by Chado New Mexico Sunday March 8, 2020 10:00-11:00 AM “Tea and Zen are one taste,” said the Japanese lay monk and tea instructor Murata Shukho in the 15th century. Since that time the spirit of Chado, or the Way of Tea, and the spirit of Zen have been intertwined. Please […]
Published / February 9, 2020. Used with the permission of The Journal North. Students in Zelda Sanchez and Bart Ramey’s second-grade classes at Atalaya Elementary School were asked to close their eyes and then raise their hands when the soundwaves emitting from a metal singing bowl had settled and there was nothing left to hear. […]
Stephen Batchelor, Buddhist writer and teacher is returning to Mountain Cloud. Join us for two events in early March. Monday evening March 2, Stephen will be giving a talk at 6:30pm. All are invited, no reservation required, dana appreciated. Join us in the zendo for what is certain to be a fascinating evening with Stephen. Wednesday […]