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Autumn Sesshin 2020: September 28-October 4

September 28 @ 5:00 pm - October 4 @ 1:00 pm

Our 2019 6-day Autumn sesshin begins September 28 and ends on Sunday October 4. 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.

Each day will begin 6am and end at 9pm. There will be plenty of outdoor practice, both walking and sitting, and we will use some of the samu time (work practice) to help tend the land and facilities at Mountain Cloud. Click here for a sample schedule

Cost and Lodging

Commuter: $375   (includes meals and retreat fees)
Shared lodging: $435   (includes meals, retreat fees and shared lodging)
Single room lodging: $735   (includes meals, retreat fees and single room lodging)

If you would like a single room, contact our administrator for availability before selecting one when you register. We only have a few single room available.

Financial aid is available, please click here for our financial aid policy and application. Please apply for financial Aid by September 21.

Please sign up and make your payment by September 21, 2020. If you don’t want to pay online, please bring a check or cash to Mountain Cloud or make an arrangement with our administrator.  No refunds after September 21.

Part Time: If you need to attend the sesshin part time, please contact Henry for approval. There is no part time payment, however. All participants must pay the full fee.

Please note: Sesshin is a rigorous and at times challenging meditation retreat that is not necessarily recommended for beginners. If you have not previously done extended sitting or participated in one of our weekend Introductory retreats, please let us know and we can help you decide if perhaps another retreat is a better starting place for you.

Contact our administrator Johanna if you have any questions or concerns.

Camping:  If you’d like, you are welcome to camp on our beautiful land. Please select the lodging at Mountain Cloud option.

Please bare with us, once we know more about the Covid 19 situation, we will open registration for fall 2020 events.


Image: Buddha Meditation, by sciencefreak; Pixabay License


September 28 @ 5:00 pm
October 4 @ 1:00 pm
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