Events & Sesshins

Jun 22 @ 5:00 pm – Jun 24 @ 1:00 pm
This short retreat begins on Friday evening June 22 and ends Sunday morning June 24. It is designed to support those new to zen retreats and will help you acclimate to extended sitting.  Click here for a[...]
Jun 26 @ 5:00 pm – Jul 1 @ 1:00 pm
Our 5-day Summer sesshin is from June 26-July 1.  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[...]
Jul 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us to maintain, beautify, and clean-up MCZC; 10-noon. Optional zazen at 9:30.
Jul 15 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Treat yourself to a day of  silence and Zen practice Join us for an all-day sit on July 15, 2018. The day includes a talk by and interviews with Henry Shukman. We will sit in[...]
Jul 27 – Aug 13 all-day
Mountain Cloud is closed for a summer recess from July 27-August 13.   All regularly scheduled events will resume on Tuesday August 14.  
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us to maintain, beautify, and clean-up MCZC; 10-noon. Optional zazen at 9:30.
Aug 19 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join the Mountain Cloud Sangha for Second annual summer pot-luck picnic Sunday August 19 Beginning at Noon Location TBD Bring food and beverage of your choice. Mountain Cloud will provide plates, napkins and utensils. All[...]
Aug 22 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Join authors and dream experts Roger Kamenetz and Henry Shukman for a workshop about Archetypal dream work. Wednesday evening August 22, 6:30pm to 9:00.  Details to come.
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Mountain Cloud Zen Center
Insight Dialogue Workshop with Nicola Redfern Saturday September 1, 10am-4pm Cost for the day is $25 plus dana. Please bring your own lunch. Insight Dialogue is an interpersonal meditation practice that brings together meditative awareness,[...]
Sep 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
  Join us for this special event with writer, painter and Zen practitioner Natalie Goldberg. Wednesday September 5 6:30pm Mountain Cloud Zen Center   Natalie will be reading from her new memoir, Let the Whole Thundering[...]
Sep 8 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
We are pleased to offer three more Heart of Teaching workshops this year: Saturday, September 8, 2018 Saturday, October 6, 2018 Saturday, November, 10 2018 Time in nature and an organic lunch are part of[...]
Sep 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Treat yourself to a day of  silence and Zen practice Join us for an all-day sit on September 9, 2018. The day includes a talk by and interviews with Henry Shukman. We will sit in[...]
Sep 17 @ 5:00 pm – Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm
Our 6-day Autumn 2018 sesshin is from Monday September 17 through Sunday September 23. This early Autumn event is an incomparable opportunity to deepen our practice, and to sink into the boundless reality of the Dharma. Join us for[...]
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us to maintain, beautify, and clean-up MCZC; 10-noon. Optional zazen at 9:30.
Oct 6 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
We are pleased to offer three more Heart of Teaching workshops this year: Saturday, September 8, 2018 Saturday, October 6, 2018 Saturday, November, 10 2018 Time in nature and an organic lunch are part of[...]
Oct 10 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 14 @ 1:00 pm
Our 4-day Intermediate retreat is longer than the Introductory Retreat but not quite as intense as our full 5 or 6 days sesshins.  This is a great next step for those who have completed one or more[...]
Oct 20 @ 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 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Join us for a Sangha Brunch immediately following our Saturday morning Sangha Meeting Saturday October 20th Begins at Noon Photo by TerriC from Pixabay.com
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us to maintain, beautify, and clean-up MCZC; 10-noon. Optional zazen at 9:30.
Nov 10 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
We are pleased to offer three more Heart of Teaching workshops this year: Saturday, September 8, 2018 Saturday, October 6, 2018 Saturday, November, 10 2018 Time in nature and an organic lunch are part of[...]
Nov 16 @ 5:00 pm – Nov 18 @ 1:00 pm
This short retreat begins on Friday evening November 16 and ends Sunday morning November 18. It is designed to support those new to Zazen retreats and will help you acclimate to extended periods of sitting. Many[...]
Nov 24 @ 10:00 am – Nov 25 @ 4:00 pm
A weekend workshop With Kazuaki Tanahashi and Henry Shukman at Mountain Cloud Zen Center November 24-25 (Saturday and Sunday) 10 AM – 4 PM each day (Lunch provided) Cost: $130 Join us for meditation, dharma talks,[...]
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us to maintain, beautify, and clean-up MCZC; 10-noon. Optional zazen at 9:30.
Dec 2 @ 5:00 pm – Dec 9 @ 1:00 pm
Join us for our 7-day Rohatsu Sesshin from Sunday December 2 through Sunday December 9, 2018. This annual deep winter event is an incomparable opportunity to deepen our practice, and to sink into the boundless reality of the[...]

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