Spring Training
Apr
21
to May 11

Spring Training

An intensive 3-week training period. This includes daily practices of early rising, chanting, zazen meditation, walking meditation, meal practice, and work practice. This will also include a 7-day Sesshin retreat. Contact us at (575) 829-3854 or office@bmzc.org to learn more and register.

During this period the Zen Center will be closed to all other activities.

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Yogasaar - 7 Day Vipassana Mindfulness Retreat
Sep
26
to Oct 2

Yogasaar - 7 Day Vipassana Mindfulness Retreat

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This year the retreat is based on ‘Fifty Verses on the nature of Consciousness’ taken from the great 5th century master Vasubandhu. (Once you register for the retreat a copy of the teachings in verse form will be emailed to you).

In this 7 day Vipassana Retreat Aparna will interpret & share how these ancient teachings can be applied to the modern world and daily life.

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Zen Winterim
Feb
2
to Feb 24

Zen Winterim

Come hibernate in this intensive 3-week period of monastic zen training and practices. This includes daily practices of early rising, chanting, zazen meditation, walking meditation, meal practice, and work practice. This also includes a 7-day Sesshin from February 9-16. Contact us at (575) 829-3854 or office@bmzc.org for more information and to register.

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Rohatsu Sesshin
Dec
1
to Dec 8

Rohatsu Sesshin

Bodhi Manda Zen Center will host a 9-day retreat “Rohatsu”, an intensive retreat commemorating Shakyamuni Buddha’s awakening. The retreat will be guided by Jiun Hosen Osho, Abbess of Bodhi Manda Zen Center.

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On Intersection of Now and Then: Making Sense of Times, Places, and Transitions
Nov
9
to Nov 13

On Intersection of Now and Then: Making Sense of Times, Places, and Transitions

Cultures teach us how to notice, and mark, transitions in time, as when one season turns to the next or when one stage of life flows into another. Some psychologists believe that our very sense of who we are is the story we tell ourselves about where we’ve been, where we are, and where we imagine we are going. Our story is framed by time and place and the meanings we find in their intersections.

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7-Day Vipassana Retreat with Aparna
Sep
20
to Sep 26

7-Day Vipassana Retreat with Aparna

In this 7 day Vipassana Retreat Aparna will share the teachings of 'The Heart Sutra', possibly the best known text of Mahayana Buddhism, and said to be the pure distillation of wisdom
(prajna). Penetrate the true meaning of the Heart Sutra, says Karl Brunnhölzl, and nothing will be the same again.

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Sequoia Men's Group
Sep
7
to Sep 10

Sequoia Men's Group

Join us at Bodhi Manda Zen Retreat Center to reconnect with yourself, with other loving men, and with mother earth. Conscious men will come together in sacred circle to explore the core fundamentals of tantra.

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