This unique sesshin will include a blend of in-person outdoor Chi Gong and outdoor mindful walking with Zoom meditation, dharma talks, chanting and council practice. As with many of our Zoom-based sesshins, this sesshin is “open” in that you can choose your level of participation – one or more days, mornings only, or any combination.

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In this workshop, we will address the needs of group facilitators who are using council practice. We will use role play and discussion of scenarios to increase our skills. This workshop is open to those who have taken one of the workshops on council practice offered through Clouds in Water, or by permission of the instructor.

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Join us for an extended meditation and community connection on Zoom. The morning will include three 30-minute periods of sitting meditation, interspersed with Chi Gong (guided movement) and walking meditation, and closing with chanting of the Heart Sutra.

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Practice Period is a time when members of our community come together to support each other in making deeper commitments to daily practice. This practice period, you are invited to take refuge in the heart of boundless compassion and open to the heart of wonder. Practice period includes a weekly meeting to study the Heart Sutra, regular email updates, and the opportunity to connect with a practice period partner and/or small group.

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with Sosan Theresa Flynn July 10 – 17 (begins at 7:30 pm on Friday; ends at 12:30 pm Friday) If registering after July 6, please also email sosan@cloudsinwater.org and myoshin@cloudsinwater.org. In his great poem, “Song of Zazen” Japanese Zen Master Hakuin writes, “How boundless and free is the sky of Samadhi! How refreshingly bright the…

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March sesshin: The teachings of Zen Master Yunmen with Guiding Teacher Sosan Flynn    •   Registration closes March 5 March 10-14 Tuesday 6:30 – 9:00 pm Saturday. 6:00 am – 5:00 pm Early bird $180 through Feb. 10 Regular: $240 Yunmen Wenyan (c. 864–949) was a master of the Chinese Zen tradition and one…

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with Guiding Teacher Sosan Flynn 7 day ● Dec. 1 – 8  Early bird: $315 through Nov. 7 Regular $420 2 day ● Dec. 6 – 8 Early bird: $90  through Nov. 7 Regular $120 Zen Buddhists around the world sit in meditation the first week in December to commemorate and re enact the enlightenment…

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with Guiding Teacher Sosan Flynn 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 extinction of…

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