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January 2020

Sangha Meeting

January 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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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.

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Insight Dialogue Half Day Workshop

January 25 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$20

Insight Dialogue is an interpersonal meditation practice that brings together meditative awareness, the wisdom teachings of the Buddha, and the power of relationship. It has the same traditional roots as silent meditation: developing mindfulness, compassion and insight, while investigating present moment experience. We will explore the six meditation instructions, or guidelines, that form the core of Insight Dialogue practice. These guidelines help establish and sustain the meditative qualities of mind while contemplating together in relationship. During our day together we…

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Your Own Bright Light: Yoga and Zen Henry Shukman and Tias Little at Esalen – Big Sur, CA

January 26 - January 31
Esalen, 55000 CA-1
Big Sur, CA 93920 United States
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January 26 – 31, 2020 Click here to register During this week of deep immersion in the body practice of yoga and the heart-mind practice of Zen we explore ways to connect with the “bright light” of our own innate wisdom. Nothing prepares us for meditation like yoga. And nothing takes us further down the path to freedom and love like meditation. Tias and Henry guide from their respective traditions while exploring connections between the two. The two practices fuel…

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Going Deep: An Intimate Weekend of Advanced Practice for Experienced Meditators, led by Henry Shukman at Esalen

January 31 @ 12:00 am - February 2 @ 12:00 am
Esalen, 55000 CA-1
Big Sur, CA 93920 United States
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This retreat is offered at Esalen, Big Sur, CA. Click here for more details and to register. More than any other meditation practice, Zen trusts the simple healing power of silence and stillness and allows us to release whatever we may have been holding. Together we create a space in which we can let go of more than we know. This weekend retreat is a rare, precious chance for people with a committed sitting practice to go deep in the…

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February 2020

RGMI: Heart of Teaching Mindfulness Retreat

February 8 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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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 all grade levels. Join us for one of Spring 2020 Heart of Teaching Mindfulness Days... Saturday February 8 Saturday April 4 Saturday May 9 Cost: $100 per person. Please click here to pay tuition and register. Please click here to apply for a scholarship. Email Yvonne if…

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Weekend Retreat: Introduction to Meditation

February 14 @ 5:00 pm - February 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 to practice, or would simply enjoy a few days of extended sitting practice.... this weekend is for you. Give yourself the priceless gift of Zazen practice this Valentines day - meditation helps cultivate intimacy with ourselves, our partners and family, and with all of life.…

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March 2020

Evening Talk by Stephen Batchelor

March 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Join us for a talk on Monday evening, March 2 2020 at Mountain Cloud for a talk by Buddhist writer and teacher, Stephen Batchelor.  No reservations required; cost is free but dana/donation is gratefully accepted. Stephen Batchelor is a contemporary Buddhist teacher and writer, best known for his secular or agnostic approach to Buddhism. Stephen considers Buddhism to be a constantly evolving culture of awakening rather than a religious system based on immutable dogmas and beliefs. In particular, he regards the…

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Workshop with Stephen Batchelor and Henry Shukman

March 4 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for a half day workshop with Buddhist teacher and writer Stephen Batchelor and Mountain Cloud Resident Teacher Henry Shukman Topic: The Dharma and Greek Philosophy. Wednesday March 4, 2020 1:00-5:00pm Cost $30 Register by filling out the form below STEPHEN BATCHELOR is a contemporary Buddhist teacher and writer, best known for his secular or agnostic approach to Buddhism. Stephen considers Buddhism to be a constantly evolving culture of awakening rather than a religious system based on immutable dogmas and…

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Tea and Zen with Chado New Mexico

March 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Tea and Zen Presented by Chado New Mexico Sunday March 8, 2020 10:00-11:00 AM   “Tea and Zen are one taste,” said the Japanese lay monk and tea instructor Murata Shukho in the 15th century. Since that time the spirit of Chado, or the Way of Tea, and the spirit of Zen have been intertwined. Please join members of Chado New Mexico for an exploration of the Way of Tea. A talk and tea presentation will be followed by the…

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Spring Sesshin 2020: March 9-15

March 9 @ 5:00 pm - March 15 @ 1:00 pm

Our 6-day Spring sesshin is from March 9-15, 2020. Please join us for this early spring offering of sitting, walking, and work practice. Participants will also have opportunities for private interviews with the teachers. Our resident teacher Henry Shukman will be joined by Valerie Forstman to co-teach this retreat. Valerie began Zen practice with Ruben Habito in 1994 and is a teacher at the Maria Kannon Zen Center in Dallas Texas. She also serves as guiding teacher of the Fort Worth…

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