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Newsletter: February 3, 2015

The sudden clear recognition that we never existed the way we thought we did: true kensho. Below are some excerpts from our latest Newsletter, February 3, 2015, featuring Henry Shukman’s dharma teaching. Please signup for our newsletter by scrolling to the bottom of this page (see the box Subscribe below) OR scroll to the bottom of any other page on […]

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Mindful Parenting Class: Thursday Mornings, February 26-April 2

Stress Reduction for Parents! Kate Reynolds, LPCC will be facilitating a Mindful Parenting Class at Mountain Cloud on Thursday mornings, 8:45-10:15, February 26-April 2. Cost is $155 for the six week series which includes workbook, 4 cd set and over 20 meditations, articles, poems and resource lists. Scholarships are available. For more information or to register, […]

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Newsletter: January 13, 2015

The teachings are nothing but guidance, a set of instructions perhaps, for something we have to do ourselves. Which is to settle down and drop into the reality of who we are. Below are some excerpts from our latest Newsletter, January 13, 2015, featuring Henry Shukman’s dharma teaching. Please signup for our newsletter by scrolling to the […]

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Newsletter: January 7, 2015

Just as we receive power and help (tariki) in our sitting, so our own sitting actively offers help throughout the universe. The interconnection is actual, not conceptual.  …our meditation is not merely shared with all beings and the whole universe. When we sit we are sitting not just with, but as everything. –From Zen Master […]

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Newsletter: December 30, 2014

“Causes and conditions are all quietly and peacefully obeying the natural law of Dharma, without agency and without fretting, resistance or objection.  Below are some excerpts from our latest Newsletter, December 30, 2014, featuring Henry Shukman’s dharma teaching. Please signup for our newsletter by scrolling to the bottom of this page (see the box Subscribe below) OR scroll to […]

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Holiday Schedule Changes

Hello Friends, Some schedule changes for the holidays…. Intro to Zen Class:  No intro classes on Dec 24th and 31st. Class resumes January 7th. Wednesday evening sit:  No regular sit on the 24th; On New Years Eve, December 31, the Rinzai group will lead a ceremony which includes having a member from each group lead […]

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Newsletter: December 17, 2014

“The clarification of life and death—this is Buddhism’s most important concern.” — Dogen Zen is not just a matter of sitting ourselves down on the “seat of enlightenment” …and hoping for the best. Below are some excerpts from our latest Newsletter, December 17, 2014, featuring Henry Shukman’s dharma teaching. Please signup for our newsletter by scrolling to […]

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