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Monastic Winter Retreat | Feb. 16 – May 15

Monastic Winter Retreat | Feb. 16 – May 15

Tan Nisabho will be observing the winter retreat from Feb. 16th until May 15th. While alms round, Saturday gatherings, and Wednesday livestreams will continue as usual, most other events and teachings will be put aside, and he will also step back as much as possible from online communication and email. The encouragement many of you have given for the monastics to look after their practice through such periods of retreat and pulling back has been deeply heartening. Sadhu!

Sat. Morning Meditation & Talk Live-Streamed Again Starting Oct. 30th

Sat. Morning Meditation & Talk Live-Streamed Again Starting Oct. 30th

Due Covid-19 and other concerns, we’re eliminating the potluck from our weekly Saturday morning community gathering at Saint Mark’s Cathedral Bloedel Hall. Instead of sharing a meal after meditation and a teaching, participants will have the chance to speak about practice and life over coffee and tea in Saint Mark’s garden or a socially-distanced indoor setting. We hope that these, and…

Clear Mountains’s Steward Organization Gains Non-Profit Status!

Clear Mountains’s Steward Organization Gains Non-Profit Status!

After several months of waiting, Clear Mountain’s steward organization, the CMM Exploratory Foundation, has been granted tax-exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit status by the IRS. As monastics and organizations composed of Sangha members cannot deal with money directly, monasteries frequently create “steward organizations” which manage and distribute…

Sat. Morning “Meditation & Potluck” Changed to “Meditation & Coffee Social” (no shared meal)

Sat. Morning “Meditation & Potluck” Changed to “Meditation & Coffee Social” (no shared meal)

Due Covid-19 and other concerns, we’re eliminating the potluck from our weekly Saturday morning community gathering at Saint Mark’s Cathedral Bloedel Hall. Instead of sharing a meal after meditation and a teaching, participants will have the chance to speak about practice and life over coffee and tea in Saint Mark’s garden or a socially-distanced indoor setting. We hope that these, and…