WELCOME TO OUR NEW LOCATION at THE BARN - Beginning August 5 with Teisho.

The Barn
1360 Sumac Avenue
Boulder, Colorado

UNLESS NOTED, all practice activities held at THE BARN.

PARKING INSTRUCTIONS: Please park on Sumac AWAY from the mailboxes, neither, in front of the house with the fence that is west of The Barn.

Enter the front yard of the residence and WALK TO THE LEFT following the driveway to the back side of the house. There you will see entrance to THE BARN.

Please plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to the beginning of each event in order to be seated. Support our practice venue in the amount that you hold as VALUE unto our offerings. Everyone is ALWAYS welcome to join our practice regardless of capacity to support.

The Boulder Morningstar Zen Center: A Revelation of Endless Vow


JANUARY 7 - March 24, 2019




(*sitting practice and walking meditation)

  • MONDAY afternoons (each Monday afternoon)
    3:30pm - 5:00 pm, arrive by 3:15pm. Zazen and kinhin:
    The Barn
    1360 Sumac Avenue
    Boulder, Colorado


  • Zazen, Chanting, and Teisho with Roshi Sanchi Reta.
    *SUNDAY morning, 9:00 - 11:00 am, January 27, February 24 and March 24
    at The Barn. Zazen, Chanting, and Teisho with Roshi Sanchi Reta

  • WINTER'S END SESSHIN. Sunrise Ranch, Loveland, Colorado.
    Sunday - Friday, March 10 - 15, 2019. Contact This sesshin will also include the TOKUDO (full priest ordination).

  • MANDALA OF ZEN: What is Koan Study?
    *Sunday, February 10, 9:00 - 10:30 am.
    Roshi will bring us into the delightful and transformative activity of Koan practice that is central in Zen training. For practitioners of all practice experience--BEGINNER'S MIND! RSVP with announcement prior to event. Suggested Fee: $15.

  • PRACTICE PODS with Roshi Sanchi Reta
    Join Roshi Sanchi Reta (in small groups of 4), for a lively session of zazen and Q-A. Each pod will meet for an hour and a half at Roshi's home in Longmont. We will enter into the learning process of Zen Life through our questions and experiences. Times will be announced and registration will follow. Suggested Fee: $15.

  • WRITING PASSING CLOUDS with Aiym Fellman.
    The BMZC is glad to offer this experience of contemplative journaling with our Friend, Aiym Fellman. Please inquire as to the 4 dates of meetings with Aiym. Although there is no formal fee for this group, Aiym is suggesting a donation of $60 to the Morningstar for the 4 meetings. Inquire soon! The first meeting is February 2.


    MARCH 18 - 24, 2019 AT THE BARN: Monday afternoon practice, 3:30 - 5:00 pm, (no Tuesday community practice), Wednesday, Thursday, Friday afternoons, 2:30 - 4:00 pm. Our Priests will be offering Dharma Talks each afterrnoon! Saturday afternoon at METHODIST CHURCH LABYRINTH, 2:30 - 4:00 pm.

    (Please note the change of times and venue where applicable; announcement will be sent as time approaches.)

    *Unless noted, all practice opportunities will be held at THE BARN, 1360 Sumac in N. Boulder.

** Please arrive no later than 15 minutes before each practice period begins. If you are needing instruction, contact the BMZC webmail to schedule a meeting to speak with Roshi Sanchi Reta.

**REMEMBER to consider the necessary support for those who so graciously offer their space for the Boulder Morningstar Practice. Suggested Donation is $5-10 for daily zazen practice, and $15 for Teisho mornings. Otherwise, everyone is ALWAYS welcome to join our practice regardless of capacity to support.


Thanks to everyone who has joined our practice!

And, thank you to our Friends at A PLACE TO SIT, THE BARN, and THE MEDITATION PLACE  who so graciously offers us this space to practice Dharma.

“All beings are flowers blooming in a blooming universe." - Soen Roshi