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  • News & Events | 2020

    In the Shobogenzo or Treasury of the True Dharma Eye, Master Dogen expresses a timeless understanding. He writes, “Mountains and waters right now are the actualization of the ancient Buddha-Way.’


  • News & Events | February 2020

    As we enter the month of February, we remember the extensive impact of the storms of last winter season and the resulting work. So far, 2020 has blessed us with manageable weather.Winter Interim Period continues and our unique wilderness environment serves as a constant reminder of the impermanent nature of all things; no two days, two hours, or even two minutes are the same, and the confluence of our exposure to the natural world and immersion in a formal practice setting makes this particularly salient.


  • News & Events | January 2020

    Season’s greetings from wintry Yokoji! As is our tradition, marking the conclusion of 2019 and the dawn of 2020, staff, residents, and participants gathered for Yokoji’s annual New Year’s Sesshin. While December brought a white Christmas and significant snowfall throughout the month with recent new snow accumulation, we are glad to report that the access road is presently open for all.