Events & Retreats

Mar 3 @ 4:00 pm – Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm
Our early spring sesshin will be from Thursday March 3 to Sunday March 6, 2016. This will be a short retreat, and will include introductory guidance ideal for people who are new to sesshin. People[...]
Apr 10 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
All-day sit, includes a talk by and interviews with Henry Shukman.  Details to come.
Apr 30 – May 5 all-day
Mountain Cloud Zen Center is pleased to announce… NASZ 2016 Sesshin with Yamada Ryoun Roshi, 4th abbot of Sanbo Zen of Kamakura, Japan In Santa Fe, New Mexico Saturday April 30, 5pm – Thursday May[...]
May 7 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
The Initiatory Gestures Play Based on primordial gestures, this practice was elaborated and developed by Silvia Ostertag. This is a purification and awareness exercise in which we face our negative habits, our patterns of behavior[...]
May 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sangha meeting for all Mountain Cloud members and friends. Learn about what’s happening at Mountain Cloud. Provide your input. Optional zazen at 9:30, meeting from 10am-noon.  All are invited, please join us.
May 29 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
All-day sit, includes a talk by and interviews with Henry Shukman.  Details to come.
Jun 21 @ 5:00 pm – Jun 26 @ 1:00 pm
Our 5-day summer sesshin is from June 21-26. This early summer offering is an incomparable opportunity to deepen our practice, and to allow ourselves to sink into the boundless reality of the Dharma, finding the[...]
Jul 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
All-day sit, includes a talk by and interviews with Henry Shukman.  Details to come.
Aug 28 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
All-day sit, includes a talk by and interviews with Henry Shukman.  Details to come.
Sep 20 @ 5:00 pm – Sep 25 @ 1:00 pm
Save this date for the Sanbo Zen Autumn 2016 sesshin. Details to come.
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
David Robert Loy is a distinguished professor, writer, and Zen teacher in the Sanbo Zen tradition.  He will speak at MCZC at 6pm on Tuesday September 27 at 6pm.  Not to be missed!  
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sangha meeting for all Mountain Cloud members and friends. Learn about what’s happening at Mountain Cloud. Provide your input. Optional zazen at 9:30, meeting from 10am-noon.  All are invited, please join us.
Oct 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
All-day sit, includes a talk by and interviews with Henry Shukman.  Details to come.
Nov 28 @ 6:00 pm – Dec 4 @ 1:00 pm
Save the date for our Rohatsu Sesshin 2016. This is a six day sesshin commemorating the buddha’s enlightenment. Each day there will be a teisho (dharma talk) and dokusan (private interviews) available with Zen teacher Henry[...]
Dec 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Join us for Mountain Cloud’s New Year’s Eve sit and Party.

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