Events

Dharma Reflection by Emily Taido Strube

On Wednesday April 24 from 5:30 – 6:30pm, Emily Taido Strube will give the dharma reflection. Register here for the Zoom link to join us online (the link is the same for all public dharma talks and ceremonies). Emily Taido Strube (she/they) is a community engaged minister and novice at Bread Loaf Mountain Zen Community. Taido’s unpaid work focuses […]

May Zen Circle

Bread Loaf Mountain Zen Community 3958 Route 30, Cornwall, VT, United States

Dylan & Dogen: Creativity and the Awakened Way Join us this May for a Zen Circle as we explore the intersecting paths of 13th Century Japanese Zen Master Eihei Dogen and iconic musician Bob Dylan. Celebrated for their common spiritual journeys and profoundly poetic contributions by a contemporary generation of scholars, Zen teachers, and practitioners, […]

Free

Spring Clean Up Morning at Gather

GATHER 48 Merchants Row, Middlebury, VT, United States

Since the opening of Gather, we have observed friendships developing, trust and intimacy growing, the diversity of our guests expanding, our presence in the community becoming more widely known, our partnerships with other organizations multiplying, use of our space increasing, and time in our space being more closely identified with our core values of hospitality, […]

Dharma Talk by Joshin Brian Byrnes

Bread Loaf Mountain Zen Community 3958 Route 30, Cornwall, VT, United States

Please join us this evening in person (in the Zendo) or online for a brief period of sitting meditation followed by the Dharma Talk in the Cornwall house given by the guiding teacher of Bread Loaf Mountain Zen Community, Sensei Joshin Brian Byrnes. All are welcome. There is no charge for this event, but donations […]

Dharma Reflection Jan Gentaku Mojsa

Bread Loaf Mountain Zen Community 3958 Route 30, Cornwall, VT, United States

On Wednesday May 29 from 5:30 – 6:30pm ET, Jan Gentaku Mojsa will give a dharma reflection. Register here for the Zoom link to join us online (the link is the same for all public dharma talks and ceremonies). Jan Gentaku Mojsa is a registered psychotherapist and chaplain working in the West Country of England. A […]

Dharma Talk Daiken Nelson and Joshin Byrnes

Bread Loaf Mountain Zen Community 3958 Route 30, Cornwall, VT, United States

Please join us this evening in person (in the Zendo) or online for a brief period of sitting meditation followed by the Dharma Talk in the Cornwall house given by Rev. Daiken Nelson, Roshi, Founder & Guiding Teacher of the Pamsula Zen Center in W. Harlem (pamsulazen.org) and Founder of The Mandala Café (mandalacafe.org) and […]

Gate of Sweet Nectar

Bread Loaf Mountain Zen Community 3958 Route 30, Cornwall, VT, United States

On each New Moon of the month we chant the Gate of Sweet Nectar liturgy, calling out to all those who are feeling lost and left behind. We commit to bring our whole selves to all who are suffering in our world, including to those parts of ourselves that we think of as insufficient and […]

Zazenkai – June 8, 2024

Bread Loaf Mountain Zen Community 3958 Route 30, Cornwall, VT, United States

Zazenkai, Saturday June 8, facilitated by Taido Strube This Saturday retreat provides the opportunity to join the Bread Loaf Mountain Zen Community in several periods of uninterrupted meditation in a full day of silence. We observe Noble Silence throughout the day, including meal and tea time. We engage wholeheartedly in alternating periods of sitting and […]

Free

Dharma Reflection by Emily Taido Strube

On Wednesday June 12 from 5:30 – 6:30pm, Emily Taido Strube will give the dharma reflection. Register here for the Zoom link to join us online (the link is the same for all public dharma talks and ceremonies). Emily Taido Strube (she/they) is a community engaged minister and novice at Bread Loaf Mountain Zen Community. Taido’s unpaid work focuses […]

Singing the Song of Zazen – A Commuter Sesshin – In Person (fully booked) and Online (still openings)

Bread Loaf Mountain Zen Community 3958 Route 30, Cornwall, VT, United States

Early morning in May: Looking at Bread Loaf Mountain. (Eisho 2022) Three full days June 13th, 14th, 15th. Let’s get together for a few days, in sesshin, a gathering of our heart-minds and bodies. Let’s spend these days in silence, with periods of sitting and walking meditation, dharma talks and lunch together. This retreat is […]

Dharma Talk by Joshin Brian Byrnes

Bread Loaf Mountain Zen Community 3958 Route 30, Cornwall, VT, United States

Temple closing dharma talk and Barndo community appreciation celebration Please join us this evening in person (in the Zendo) or online for a brief period of sitting meditation followed by the last Dharma Talk in the Cornwall house given by the guiding teacher of Bread Loaf Mountain Zen Community, Sensei Joshin Brian Byrnes. All are […]

Dharma Reflection

GATHER 48 Merchants Row, Middlebury, VT, United States

When: Every Sunday Morning at 8:45 in the morning. Next reflection: July 14th. Where: At Gather, 48 Merchants Row, Middlebury VT and online via Zoom. Details: This is a time to hear and discuss the benefits of Zen in our everyday lives. Zen teachers, Zen students, and guests offer their reflections for about 30 minutes. […]