Mountain Cloud Zen Center is pleased to announce…
NASZ 2018 Sesshin
with Yamada Ryoun Roshi,
4th abbot of Sanbo Zen of Kamakura, Japan
In Santa Fe, New Mexico
Sunday April 29, 5pm – Friday May 4, 1pm
At the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) Retreat Center
$775 for IHM Occupancy which includes 3 vegetarian meals per day, lodging and sesshin fee
To get one of the 39 spaces available at the IHM Retreat center sign up early. The 10 single rooms have all been reserved. If you want a single room, email Johanna at MCZC to get on the single room waiting list. Anyone who registers to stay at IHM will be placed in a double room.
$400 for Commuters which includes sesshin fee and all meals. Locals are encouraged to commute since there is limited accommodations at IHM.
There is also limited shared space at Mountain Cloud Zen Center for $35 per night for those who want a lower cost option. We have a guest room that sleeps four people and a cabin that sleeps four more (in bund beds). You can arrange that with Johanna our registrar on a case by case basis. Mountain Cloud is about 3 miles away form the IHM retreat center, so you if stay there, you will need transportation. If there are enough of you staying at Mountain Cloud, we will arrange car pools.
Arrivals and Departures
Please arrive on Sunday April 29 at the IHM retreat center. Your room assignment and key will be available when you arrive. The sesshin begins about 5pm with dinner on Sunday.
If you arrive early, IHM has space for you to stay (for an additional cost) on Saturday night April 28 prior to the start of the sesshin.
The sesshin ends about 1pm on Friday May 4. A lunch will follow the sesshin closing. If you want, you may also stay an additional two nights after the session (Friday May 4 and Saturday May 5) at IHM.
The cost additional for extra nights is $80 per night. You can pay for additional nights when you register online.
If you have questions about accommodations or the sesshin please contact our registrar Johanna at Mountain Cloud Zen Center.
Items to Bring
Zafu: Feel free to bring your zafu if you have one. We will provide zafus and support cushions from Mountain Cloud Zen Center.
Alarm clock: The rooms are located in different facilities, so there may not be a wake-up bell. Bring your own alarm clock.
Dress code: Modest, loose and comfortable solid colored clothing that covers shoulders and knees. No logos or images.
Getting to Santa Fe
You can fly to either the Albuquerque International Sunport or to the Santa Fe Airport.
If you arrive at the Albuquerque Sunport, the Sandia Shuttle Express will pick you up at the airport and drop you off at the IMH retreat center. The cost is $33 plus tax each way. Please make your own shuttle reservations in advance either online at sandiashuttle.com or by calling 1-888-775-5696.
If you arrive at the Santa Fe Airport, you can take the Road Runner Shuttle to IHM. For prices, schedule and reservations contact rideroadrunner.com or call 505-424-3367.
Uber is also recommended for getting to and from the retreat center.
Although online registration is preferred, if you would rather register off-line, please email your name, email, mailing address, phone number, emergency contact name and phone number and your home sangha to Johanna at Mountain Cloud. Then, send a check or money order payable to Mountain Cloud Zen Center/NASZ 2018 to:
Mountain Cloud Zen Center
7241 Old Santa Fe Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87505
To register online with a credit or debit card, fill out the form below.