Events & Retreats

Jul 14 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Join us for an all-day sit on Sunday July 14, 2019. The day includes a talk by and interviews with Henry Shukman. We will sit in the zendo and, weather permitting, walk outside on our[...]
Aug 2 – Aug 17 all-day
Mountain Cloud is closed for a summer recess from Friday August 2, 2019.   All regularly scheduled events will resume on Monday August 18, 2019.
Aug 23 @ 5:00 pm – Aug 25 @ 1:00 pm
Join us for this weekend retreat beginning on Friday evening August 23, 2019 and ending at lunch-time on Sunday August 25. If you have never done a Zen retreat,  are new to sitting practice, returning to[...]
Sep 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Mountain Cloud Zen Center
Insight Dialogue with Nicola Redfern  5 Monday Evenings  September 2, 9, 23, 30 and October 7 and Sunday Evening, September 15 6:30-8:30pm Mountain Cloud Zen Center No fee, donations gratefully accepted Join Nicola Redfern for a[...]
Sep 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Mountain Cloud Zen Center
Insight Dialogue with Nicola Redfern  5 Monday Evenings  September 2, 9, 23, 30 and October 7 and Sunday Evening, September 15 6:30-8:30pm Mountain Cloud Zen Center No fee, donations gratefully accepted Join Nicola Redfern for a[...]
Sep 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Mountain Cloud Zen Center
Insight Dialogue with Nicola Redfern  5 Monday Evenings  September 2, 9, 23, 30 and October 7 and Sunday Evening, September 15 6:30-8:30pm Mountain Cloud Zen Center No fee, donations gratefully accepted Join Nicola Redfern for a[...]
Sep 16 @ 5:00 pm – Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm
Our 2019 6-day Autumn sesshin begins September 16 and ends on Sunday September 22.  Join us for this period of deep practice; sink into the boundless reality of the Dharma, finding the ease and joy in[...]
Sep 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Mountain Cloud Zen Center
Insight Dialogue with Nicola Redfern  5 Monday Evenings  September 2, 9, 23, 30 and October 7 and Sunday Evening, September 15 6:30-8:30pm Mountain Cloud Zen Center No fee, donations gratefully accepted Join Nicola Redfern for a[...]
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Mountain Cloud Zen Center
Exploring the Dharma Together A Day of Insight Dialogue with Nicola Redfern Saturday September 28, 10am-4pm Cost for the day is $25 plus dana Please bring your own lunch Registration is recommended.  If you would[...]
Sep 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Mountain Cloud Zen Center
Insight Dialogue with Nicola Redfern  5 Monday Evenings  September 2, 9, 23, 30 and October 7 and Sunday Evening, September 15 6:30-8:30pm Mountain Cloud Zen Center No fee, donations gratefully accepted Join Nicola Redfern for a[...]
Oct 5 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Develop focus, clarity and peacefulness in a light hearted day with our RGMI staff. Refresh and renew while learning simple ways to cultivate mindfulness at home and school. Dialogue with teachers, counselors and administrators from[...]
Oct 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Mountain Cloud Zen Center
Insight Dialogue with Nicola Redfern  5 Monday Evenings  September 2, 9, 23, 30 and October 7 and Sunday Evening, September 15 6:30-8:30pm Mountain Cloud Zen Center No fee, donations gratefully accepted Join Nicola Redfern for a[...]
Oct 12 @ 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 18 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm
Join us for this weekend retreat beginning on Friday evening  October 18, 2019 and ending at lunch-time on Sunday October 20. If you have never done a Zen retreat,  are new to sitting practice, returning to[...]
Nov 9 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Develop focus, clarity and peacefulness in a light hearted day with our RGMI staff. Refresh and renew while learning simple ways to cultivate mindfulness at home and school. Dialogue with teachers, counselors and administrators from[...]
Dec 1 @ 5:00 pm – Dec 8 @ 1:00 pm
Join us for our 7-day Rohatsu Sesshin from Sunday December 1 through Sunday December 8, 2019. This annual deep winter event is an incomparable opportunity to deepen our practice, and to sink into the boundless reality of the[...]
Jan 18 @ 9:00 am – Jan 19 @ 2:00 pm
Mindfulness Weekend. Details to come.
Feb 8 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Develop focus, clarity and peacefulness in a light hearted day with our RGMI staff. Refresh and renew while learning simple ways to cultivate mindfulness at home and school. Dialogue with teachers, counselors and administrators from[...]
Feb 14 @ 5:00 pm – Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm
Join us for this Valentines weekend retreat beginning on Friday evening  February 14, 2020 and ending at lunch-time on Sunday February 16. If you have never done a Zen retreat,  are new to sitting practice, returning[...]
Mar 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Join us for a talk on Monday evening, March 2 2020 at Mountain Cloud for a talk by Buddhist writer and teacher, Stephen Batchelor.  Details to come. Stephen Batchelor is a contemporary Buddhist teacher and writer,[...]
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Join us for a daylong workshop with Buddhist teacher and writer Stephen Batchelor Wednesday March 4, 2020 Stay tuned, details to come   STEPHEN BATCHELOR is a contemporary Buddhist teacher and writer, best known for[...]
Mar 9 @ 5:00 pm – Mar 15 @ 1:00 pm
Our 6-day Spring sesshin is from March 9-15, 2020. Please join us for this early spring offering. Each day will begin 6am and end at 9pm each day. There will be plenty of outdoor practice, both[...]
Apr 4 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Develop focus, clarity and peacefulness in a light hearted day with our RGMI staff. Refresh and renew while learning simple ways to cultivate mindfulness at home and school. Dialogue with teachers, counselors and administrators from[...]
Apr 30 – May 5 all-day
Mountain Cloud Zen Center will host the 2020 North American Sanbo Zen Retreat, led by Yamada Ryoun Roshi, 4th abbot of Sanbo Zen of Kamakura, Japan, Thursday April 30, 5pm – Tuesday May 5, 1pm.   The[...]
May 9 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Develop focus, clarity and peacefulness in a light hearted day with our RGMI staff. Refresh and renew while learning simple ways to cultivate mindfulness at home and school. Dialogue with teachers, counselors and administrators from[...]
May 22 @ 5:00 pm – May 24 @ 1:00 pm
We have a lot going on at Mountain Cloud this spring and summer including a 5-day retreat led by our Abbot from Japan and attended by the international Sanbo Zen community, and two 6-day retreats[...]
Jun 6 @ 9:00 am – Jun 7 @ 2:00 pm
Mindfulness Weekend. Details to come.
Jun 22 @ 5:00 pm – Jun 28 @ 1:00 pm
Join us for our 2020 Summer Sesshin, six-days, from Monday June 22 through Sunday June 28. All are invited to attend this mid-summer event. Experience the beauty at Mountain Cloud during this week of silent[...]
Jul 17 @ 5:00 pm – Jul 19 @ 1:00 pm
How now, spirit! whither wander you?  ~ Puck, Midsummer’s Night Dream Join us for this mid-summer weekend retreat beginning on Friday evening July 17, 2020 and ending at lunch-time on Sunday July 19. If you have[...]
Aug 8 – Aug 16 all-day
Mountain Cloud Zen Center will host the 2020 Sanbo Zen Teacher’s Retreat, led by Yamada Ryoun Roshi, August 8-16, 2020.  The event will be held at the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) Retreat and Conference Center in[...]

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