Kosho Ault

Janet Kosho Ault lived and practiced at Great Vow Zen Monastery for six years, including two years of postulancy. She recently transitioned to Portland to practice with the Heart of Wisdom Sangha and explore a lay life of engaged Buddhism, especially regarding the climate crisis. She has helped run five previous wilderness sesshin and celebrates the power of deep immersion into our original home to heal perceived separation and guide us toward skillful action in protecting our endangered earth.

Events with Kosho Ault

Earth Medicine Retreat
August 5, 2022

A Zen teacher once said, medicine and disease heal each other. The whole earth is medicine. What is the self? This weekend retreat is designed to encourage us to directly face the Climate Catastrophe. This retreat is for those who may be on the front lines of climate activism to those who are empathetic yet unsure what to do and everyone in between. This retreat will take place out-of-doors on the spacious monastery grounds, which includes a temperate rainforest, large garden, open meadows and a big sky. Meditating with the natural world, we allow ourselves to be graced by the…