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


September 24 - December 8, 2018



September 24 - December 17, 2018


(*sitting practice and walking meditation)

  • MONDAY afternoons (each Monday afternoon through December 17
    3:30pm - 5:00 pm, arrive by 3:15pm. Zazen and kinhin:
    The Barn
    1360 Sumac Avenue
    Boulder, Colorado
    Note: NO practice December 10, and YES practice December 17

  • THURSDAY mornings (each Thursday morning through November 15)
    7:00am - 8:15am, arrive by 6:45am. Zazen, kinhin, and short Q and A with Roshi:
    The Meditation Place
    324 Main Street
    Longmont, Colorado (E. alley entrance (parking lot off Kimbark, entry in front of you.)


  • Zazen, Chanting, and Teisho with Roshi Sanchi Reta.
    *SUNDAY morning, 9:00 - 11:00 am, September 30, November 18 
    *SATURDAY morning December 8, 9:00 - 10:30am (Willow Farm zendo, Hygiene, CO).

    Eco Dharma Retreat Center, Ward, CO,
    Tuesday - Sunday, October 16 - 21.

  • MANDALA OF ZEN: The Art of Zazen
    *Sunday, November 4, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm.
    Entry into ZAZEN and KINHIN practice:
    Intent, zendo form, posture, attending, focus, and orientation.
    Invitation to deep and profound meditation practice.
    For practitioners of all practice experience.
    RSVP with announcement prior to event. Fee $15.

  • ONLINE TEISHO and STUDY with Roshi Sanchi Reta
    Thursday evenings, November 8 and 15, 6:30 - 8:00 pm MST. Join this opportunity of Dharma study with roshi. This series will include the two evening Teishos, study guides for both talks, and a half hour phone Dialogue with roshi. REGISTRATION with announcement prior to event. $80.

    WILLOW FARM, Hygiene, CO. December 3 - 8.
    FULL Retreat
    9;00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday; Saturday Teisho, 9:00 - 10:30 am.
    Rohatsu Afternoon Practice (all are invited.)
    3:30 - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday; Saturday Teisho, 9:00 - 10L30 am.
    Full retreat Registration required upon reception of announcement.

    Monday, December 31, 2:00 - 3:30 pm.
    Join the Morningstar Sangha for poems, music, healing Tibetan Bells, and ringing in the New Year with 108 BELLS OF PEACE. RSVP upon reception of announcement.

** 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