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Thursday Evening Event with Natalie Goldberg, February 2
We are pleased that Zen teacher, writer and artist Natalie Goldberg returns to Mountain Cloud on Thursday February 2. She will give the evening’s dharma talk from our Zendo.
Thursday February 2 Event
Sitting: 5:30pm MT
Natalie’s Dharmatalk: 6pm MT
Zoom Link for online attendance
This Thursday evening events is hybrid and will take place in our zendo for on-site attendance and streamed on zoom for our online sangha. We no longer require registration for attending on-site at MCZC.
To attend in person, please read and follow our COVID-19 Protocols for MCZC’s current policies on masks, vaccinations, and testing.
No registration required and no cost. Dana is always appreciated.
Natalie Goldberg is the author of fifteen books, including Writing Down the Bones (Shambhala, 1986), which has sold over one million copies, has been translated into fourteen languages, and started a revolution in the way we practice writing in this country. Her most recent Books is Three Simple Lines: A writer’s Pilgrimage into the Heart and Homeland of Haiku. Natalie gave a talk about this book at Mountain Cloud in early 202. Click here to watch.
Natalie is also a prolific painter. Her book Living Color: Painting, Writing, and the Bones of Seeing(Abrams, 2014), describes painting as her second art form. Top of My Lungs (Overlook Press, 2004) contains forty poems, twenty of her paintings in color, and an essay, “How Poetry Saved My Life.” Natalie’s paintings are available to view on this website.
For more than forty years Natalie has practiced zen and taught seminars in writing as a practice. People from around the world attend her life-changing workshops, and she has earned a reputation as a great teacher. The Oprah Winfrey Show sent a film crew to spend the day with Natalie for a segment on Spirituality that covered her writing, teaching, painting, and walking meditation. She lives in Northern New Mexico.