To All Seeking Refuge
In this time of challenge and heightened uncertainty, Zen Mountain Monastery invites and welcomes every person seeking refuge in the ancient teachings of wisdom and compassion to practice with our Sangha.
If you are black or brown, white or any other race or color, you are welcome here.
If you’re Asian, Latino, Middle Eastern, Native American, or any other nationality or ethnicity, you are welcome here.
If you’re Christian, Jewish, Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim, Jain, Pagan, Wiccan, Atheist, or other, you are welcome here.
If you’re a citizen or a resident, documented or undocumented, a refugee, you are welcome here.
You are welcome if you’re liberal, conservative, or apolitical.
You’re welcome if you’re gay or straight, bisexual, trans, queer or undefined.
You’re welcome if you’re cis gender or gender non-conforming.
If you’re rich or poor, big or small.
If you’re sixteen, thirty-five, sixty-five or eighty, you are welcome here.
You are welcome if you’re blind or deaf, or have any other disability.