Spring Appeal 2020 It’s been heartwarming to be with each other in virtual sangha since the COVID-19 pandemic upended our lives. But we can’t lie: we look forward to being with you again in person when conditions allow.  In the meantime, we’re tending to our building. Our #1 priority: upgrading our old heating-cooling-ventilation system. Here’s…

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2019 September Sesshin

Friday, September 13, 2019, 7:00 pm Sep 13 -14 • Friday 7:00 p.m. – Saturday 9:00 p.m Early bird: $45, after Aug 13 $120 Sosan’s dharma talk will explore a deeper understanding of the holy truths of 1) suffering, 2) the cause of suffering, 3) the extinction of suffering and 4) the path to the…

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March 5-day Sesshin

We will enter into the deep practice of sesshin, assisted by dharma talks on Zen Master Dogen’s Bendowa, Wholehearted Practice of the Way.

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Cultivating a Clear Mind

Sunday dharma talk by Sosan Theresa Flynn, October 1, 2017. Practicing with the precept of “not becoming intoxicated.” Considering all the things that we do that distract us from what is actually happening in each moment. Ways we can practice with this precept, including ideas from Diane Eshin Rizzetto’s book, “Waking Up To What You…

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2017 Sangha Picnic

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Flyers available at Clouds, also sign up for a dish to bring on the bulletin board. We hope you join us for this fun time!  Link to map Questions: email kyokudotwalenatcloudsinwater.org

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Being in Conversation

Sunday dharma talk by Gentle Dragon Laura Kennedy, May 21,2017 Gentle Dragon Laura Kennedy reflects on her experience in the recent sesshin by highlighting moments of clarity and “unbinding” or drilling deep into one’s ancient twisted karma. “It’s like a rotorooter with a laser light,” she says of the process. The experience of zazen also…

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