November Half Day Sesshin – Nov 12

Sesshin, which means “collecting the heart/mind”, provides a rare chance to step into a sanctuary of stillness, to close the door for a little while on the cacophony, and to appreciate the freedom and spaciousness of life in the present. Whether you are a beginner or experienced practitioner, we hope you will consider joining this wonderful practice.

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October 1-Day Sesshin – Oct 21 – Oct 22

Sesshin, which means “collecting the heart/mind”, provides a rare chance to step into a sanctuary of stillness, to close the door for a little while on the cacophony, and to appreciate the freedom and spaciousness of life in the present. Whether you are a beginner or experienced practitioner, we hope you will consider joining this wonderful practice.

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Intro to Meditation & Zen Buddhism – October 15

This class offers an introduction to meditation and Zen Buddhism. We will cover how to meditate, how to set up a meditation space at home, basic Buddhist terms and teachings, and an overview of the Clouds in Water community. There will also be time for practice and conversation. 

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Fall Practice Period – Manifesting the Bodhisattva Way: Enacting the Paramitas in Daily Life – Oct 9-Nov 27

Practice Period is a time when the whole community comes together with practice energy, encouraging participants to make commitments to daily practice, Sunday service and community events. This practice period, we will be studying the Six Paramitas. The Six Paramitas, or transcendent perfections, are a central teaching of Zen Buddhism. They are a path to enlightenment, the fruition of the bodhisattva way, and a means to benefit sentient beings.

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