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April 2018

Introduction to Yogacara (1st of 3 lectures)

April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Yogacara and Madhyamaka are two schools of Indian Buddhism closely associated with the rise of Mahayana Buddhism in the centuries following the life of the Buddha.  These schools were active during the period that Buddhism entered China (1st century or before), making them influential in the development of Chinese Buddhism and Zen.  Madhyamaka translates as “middle way” and is associated with teachings on emptiness.  Yogacara variously translates as “yoga practice,” “mind-only,” or “representation-only.”  Yogacara focuses on the central function of…

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Morning Zazen

April 26 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Everyone is welcome to come at 6:00 or 6:40 for morning meditation. Come for all or part of it. Stay for tea and conversation afterwards. 6:00 Zazen 6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 Zazen 7:10 Service 7:20 Informal Tea

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Introduction to Yogacara (2nd of 3 lectures)

April 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Yogacara and Madhyamaka are two schools of Indian Buddhism closely associated with the rise of Mahayana Buddhism in the centuries following the life of the Buddha.  These schools were active during the period that Buddhism entered China (1st century or before), making them influential in the development of Chinese Buddhism and Zen.  Madhyamaka translates as “middle way” and is associated with teachings on emptiness.  Yogacara variously translates as “yoga practice,” “mind-only,” or “representation-only.”  Yogacara focuses on the central function of…

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May 2018

Morning Zazen

May 3 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 12/28/2018

Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Everyone is welcome to come at 6:00 or 6:40 for morning meditation. Come for all or part of it. Stay for tea and conversation afterwards. 6:00 Zazen 6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 Zazen 7:10 Service 7:20 Informal Tea

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Seeing / Drawing Meditation Retreat

May 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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In drawing, we have an opportunity to set aside our egos while becoming one with the object. The investigation takes us into the essence of the object, seeing it as it truly is. This is not an art class per se, and no prior drawing experience is required. What is asked for is our willingness to deeply observe, connect our eyes with our hearts and hands, and open to whatever may emerge. This mostly silent day will include periods of meditation…

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Introduction to Yogacara (3rd of 3 lectures)

May 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Yogacara and Madhyamaka are two schools of Indian Buddhism closely associated with the rise of Mahayana Buddhism in the centuries following the life of the Buddha.  These schools were active during the period that Buddhism entered China (1st century or before), making them influential in the development of Chinese Buddhism and Zen.  Madhyamaka translates as “middle way” and is associated with teachings on emptiness.  Yogacara variously translates as “yoga practice,” “mind-only,” or “representation-only.”  Yogacara focuses on the central function of…

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Morning Zazen

May 10 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Everyone is welcome to come at 6:00 or 6:40 for morning meditation. Come for all or part of it. Stay for tea and conversation afterwards. 6:00 Zazen 6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 Zazen 7:10 Service 7:20 Informal Tea

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Introduction to Zen Meditation

May 14 @ 6:00 pm - 6:40 pm
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Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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For those who are new to Zen meditation, we offer this 40-minute introduction to our forms of practice on the second Monday every month.

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Dharma Talk by Rev. Myo Lahey

May 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Rev. Myo Lahey is Abbot at Hartford Street Zen Center in San Francisco, as well as Guiding Teacher at Valley Streams Zen Sangha. He has previously served as Practice Leader at Tassajara Zen Mountain Center. He is a Dharma heir of Tenshin Reb Anderson.  Rev. Myo is available for individual practice discussion by appointment. Our Monday night programs always begin with zazen (sitting meditation). Additional offerings include a devotional service, dharma talks by visiting teachers, group discussions, practice circles and retreat nights. There are…

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Morning Zazen

May 17 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Everyone is welcome to come at 6:00 or 6:40 for morning meditation. Come for all or part of it. Stay for tea and conversation afterwards. 6:00 Zazen 6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 Zazen 7:10 Service 7:20 Informal Tea

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Buddhist Women Ancestors

May 17 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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You are invited to join a new study group that will meet on the third Thursday of every month from 9 am-10:30 am. The group is open to all sanghas and genders - to anyone who is interested in studying the Dharma through the lives and teachings of Buddhist women.  Linda Dekker and Susan Farrar will facilitate. Some resources we will use are:    The Hidden Lamp, edited by Florence Caplow & Susan Moon    Stars at Dawn; Forgotten Stories of…

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Dharma Talk by Rev. Kyosho Valorie Beer

May 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Rev. Kyosho Valorie Beer is an itinerant teacher for SF Zen Center’s Branching Streams sanghas. She received dharma transmission from Edward Brown in 2013. In addition to leading retreats, Valorie is a teacher for sewing Buddha’s Robe, sutra copying, practicing with aging, and writing as a spiritual practice. Our Monday night programs always begin with zazen (sitting meditation). Additional offerings include a devotional service, dharma talks by visiting teachers, group discussions, practice circles and retreat nights. There are no membership requirements…

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Morning Zazen

May 24 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Everyone is welcome to come at 6:00 or 6:40 for morning meditation. Come for all or part of it. Stay for tea and conversation afterwards. 6:00 Zazen 6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 Zazen 7:10 Service 7:20 Informal Tea

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CLOSED for Memorial Day holiday.

May 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Please enjoy the holiday with family and friends. Our Monday night programs always begin with zazen (sitting meditation). Additional offerings include a devotional service, dharma talks by visiting teachers, group discussions, practice circles and retreat nights. There are no membership requirements to participate. We invite donations to support the room rental, visits by teachers, and other sangha activities. Valley Streams Zen Sangha is dedicated to the study of Buddha’s teaching and the practice of meditation. We invite newcomers and experienced Zen…

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Morning Zazen

May 31 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Everyone is welcome to come at 6:00 or 6:40 for morning meditation. Come for all or part of it. Stay for tea and conversation afterwards. 6:00 Zazen 6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 Zazen 7:10 Service 7:20 Informal Tea

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June 2018

Yoga & Meditation Retreat

June 2 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Mind of Compassion, Body of Support led by Rev. Kyosho Valorie Beer and Barbara Baccei Immerse yourself in a day of traditional Buddhism and alignment-based Yoga. From Buddhism’s 4 Foundations of Mindfulness, you will be guided in identifying long-held emotional patterns and the way they show up in your body. Buddhist practices honor the role of the body in creating and relieving suffering. Yoga reveals the visceral connection integrating mind and body together for the relief of suffering. Find more ease…

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Practice Circle led by Doralee Grindler Katonah

June 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Topic to be announced. The Three Treasures are the foundation of the Practice Circle: (1) the Oneness of Buddha, (2) the Diversity of Dharma, (3) the Harmony of Sangha. The circle itself is a container for being in the present, manifesting just as we are in the truth of the moment. Our Monday night programs always begin with zazen (sitting meditation). Additional offerings include a devotional service, dharma talks by visiting teachers, group discussions, practice circles and retreat nights. There are…

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Morning Zazen

June 7 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Everyone is welcome to come at 6:00 or 6:40 for morning meditation. Come for all or part of it. Stay for tea and conversation afterwards. 6:00 Zazen 6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 Zazen 7:10 Service 7:20 Informal Tea

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Introduction to Zen Meditation

June 11 @ 6:00 pm - 6:40 pm
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Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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For those who are new to Zen meditation, we offer this 40-minute introduction to our forms of practice on the second Monday every month.

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Japanese Temple Pilgrimage, presented by Sarah O’Gara

June 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Sangha member and board member, Sarah O'Gara, will share some of her adventures in Japan during her trip to visit many Buddhist temples. Our Monday night programs always begin with zazen (sitting meditation). Additional offerings include a devotional service, dharma talks by visiting teachers, group discussions, practice circles and retreat nights. There are no membership requirements to participate. We invite donations to support the room rental, visits by teachers, and other sangha activities. Valley Streams Zen Sangha is dedicated to the…

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Morning Zazen

June 14 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
+ Google Map

Everyone is welcome to come at 6:00 or 6:40 for morning meditation. Come for all or part of it. Stay for tea and conversation afterwards. 6:00 Zazen 6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 Zazen 7:10 Service 7:20 Informal Tea

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Dharma Talk by Rev. Myo Lahey

June 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Rev. Myō Lahey is Abbot at Hartford Street Zen Center in San Francisco and our guiding teacher. He has previously served as Practice Leader at Tassajara Zen Mountain Center.  He is a Dharma heir of Tenshin Reb Anderson.  Rev. Myō is available for individual practice discussion by appointment prior to our evening program. Our Monday night programs begin with zazen (sitting meditation) followed by a devotional service and dharma talk, group discussion, practice circle or retreat night. There are no membership requirements to participate. We invite…

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Morning Zazen

June 21 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
+ Google Map

Everyone is welcome to come at 6:00 or 6:40 for morning meditation. Come for all or part of it. Stay for tea and conversation afterwards. 6:00 Zazen 6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 Zazen 7:10 Service 7:20 Informal Tea

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Buddhist Women Ancestors

June 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Third of the month, happening 24 times

Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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You are invited to join a new study group that will meet on the third Thursday of every month from 9 am-10:30 am. The group is open to all sanghas and genders - to anyone who is interested in studying the Dharma through the lives and teachings of Buddhist women.  Linda Dekker and Susan Farrar will facilitate. Some resources we will use are:    The Hidden Lamp, edited by Florence Caplow & Susan Moon    Stars at Dawn; Forgotten Stories of…

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Zazen & Full Moon Ceremony

June 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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This ceremony is an affirmation of the vow to live for the benefit of all beings. In the Zen tradition we associate the full moon with the ideal of awakening.  All are welcome.

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Morning Zazen

June 28 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Everyone is welcome to come at 6:00 or 6:40 for morning meditation. Come for all or part of it. Stay for tea and conversation afterwards. 6:00 Zazen 6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 Zazen 7:10 Service 7:20 Informal Tea

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July 2018

Morning Zazen

July 5 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Everyone is welcome to come at 6:00 or 6:40 for morning meditation. Come for all or part of it. Stay for tea and conversation afterwards. 6:00 Zazen 6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 Zazen 7:10 Service 7:20 Informal Tea

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Introduction to Zen Meditation

July 9 @ 6:00 pm - 6:40 pm
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Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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For those who are new to Zen meditation, we offer this 40-minute introduction to our forms of practice on the second Monday every month.

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Morning Zazen

July 12 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Everyone is welcome to come at 6:00 or 6:40 for morning meditation. Come for all or part of it. Stay for tea and conversation afterwards. 6:00 Zazen 6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 Zazen 7:10 Service 7:20 Informal Tea

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Morning Zazen

July 19 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
+ Google Map

Everyone is welcome to come at 6:00 or 6:40 for morning meditation. Come for all or part of it. Stay for tea and conversation afterwards. 6:00 Zazen 6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 Zazen 7:10 Service 7:20 Informal Tea

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Buddhist Women Ancestors

July 19 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Third of the month, happening 24 times

Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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You are invited to join a new study group that will meet on the third Thursday of every month from 9 am-10:30 am. The group is open to all sanghas and genders - to anyone who is interested in studying the Dharma through the lives and teachings of Buddhist women.  Linda Dekker and Susan Farrar will facilitate. Some resources we will use are:    The Hidden Lamp, edited by Florence Caplow & Susan Moon    Stars at Dawn; Forgotten Stories of…

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Morning Zazen

July 26 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Everyone is welcome to come at 6:00 or 6:40 for morning meditation. Come for all or part of it. Stay for tea and conversation afterwards. 6:00 Zazen 6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 Zazen 7:10 Service 7:20 Informal Tea

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August 2018

Morning Zazen

August 2 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
+ Google Map

Everyone is welcome to come at 6:00 or 6:40 for morning meditation. Come for all or part of it. Stay for tea and conversation afterwards. 6:00 Zazen 6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 Zazen 7:10 Service 7:20 Informal Tea

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One-day Sitting with Rev. Zenju Earthlyn Manuel

August 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Visiting teacher, Rev. Zenju Earthlyn Manuel, of Still Breathing Zen Meditation Center in Oakland, will lead our meditation and offer dharma talks during this special one-day sitting. Rev. Zenju was ordained by Zenkei Blanche Hartman Roshi and received dharma transmission in January 2016. As an author and ordained Soto Zen Buddhist priest, she combines Zen meditation, intuitive knowing, and indigenous wisdom in a path of liberation. Registration coming soon.

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Morning Zazen

August 9 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Everyone is welcome to come at 6:00 or 6:40 for morning meditation. Come for all or part of it. Stay for tea and conversation afterwards. 6:00 Zazen 6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 Zazen 7:10 Service 7:20 Informal Tea

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Introduction to Zen Meditation

August 13 @ 6:00 pm - 6:40 pm
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Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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For those who are new to Zen meditation, we offer this 40-minute introduction to our forms of practice on the second Monday every month.

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Morning Zazen

August 16 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Everyone is welcome to come at 6:00 or 6:40 for morning meditation. Come for all or part of it. Stay for tea and conversation afterwards. 6:00 Zazen 6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 Zazen 7:10 Service 7:20 Informal Tea

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Buddhist Women Ancestors

August 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Third of the month, happening 24 times

Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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You are invited to join a new study group that will meet on the third Thursday of every month from 9 am-10:30 am. The group is open to all sanghas and genders - to anyone who is interested in studying the Dharma through the lives and teachings of Buddhist women.  Linda Dekker and Susan Farrar will facilitate. Some resources we will use are:    The Hidden Lamp, edited by Florence Caplow & Susan Moon    Stars at Dawn; Forgotten Stories of…

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Morning Zazen

August 23 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Everyone is welcome to come at 6:00 or 6:40 for morning meditation. Come for all or part of it. Stay for tea and conversation afterwards. 6:00 Zazen 6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 Zazen 7:10 Service 7:20 Informal Tea

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Morning Zazen

August 30 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Everyone is welcome to come at 6:00 or 6:40 for morning meditation. Come for all or part of it. Stay for tea and conversation afterwards. 6:00 Zazen 6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 Zazen 7:10 Service 7:20 Informal Tea

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September 2018

Labor Day Holiday – No One-day Sitting

September 1
Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Please enjoy the holiday with family and friends.

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CLOSED for Labor Day Holiday

September 3
Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Please enjoy the holiday with family and friends.

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Morning Zazen

September 6 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Everyone is welcome to come at 6:00 or 6:40 for morning meditation. Come for all or part of it. Stay for tea and conversation afterwards. 6:00 Zazen 6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 Zazen 7:10 Service 7:20 Informal Tea

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Introduction to Zen Meditation

September 10 @ 6:00 pm - 6:40 pm
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Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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For those who are new to Zen meditation, we offer this 40-minute introduction to our forms of practice on the second Monday every month.

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Morning Zazen

September 13 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 06/29/2017

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An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 12/28/2018

Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Everyone is welcome to come at 6:00 or 6:40 for morning meditation. Come for all or part of it. Stay for tea and conversation afterwards. 6:00 Zazen 6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 Zazen 7:10 Service 7:20 Informal Tea

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One-day Sitting with Kokyo Henkel

September 15 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Kokyo Henkel has been head teacher of Santa Cruz Zen Center since 2009. He was priest ordained in 1994 by Tenshin Anderson Roshi and received Dharma Transmission from him in 2010. Kokyo is interested in exploring how the original teachings of Buddha-Dharma from ancient India, China, and Japan are still very much alive and useful in present-day America to help bring peace and harmony to this troubled world. Registration at Eventbrite (sliding scale fee)

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Morning Zazen

September 20 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 06/29/2017

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An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 12/28/2018

Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Everyone is welcome to come at 6:00 or 6:40 for morning meditation. Come for all or part of it. Stay for tea and conversation afterwards. 6:00 Zazen 6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 Zazen 7:10 Service 7:20 Informal Tea

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Buddhist Women Ancestors

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Third of the month, happening 24 times

Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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You are invited to join a new study group that will meet on the third Thursday of every month from 9 am-10:30 am. The group is open to all sanghas and genders - to anyone who is interested in studying the Dharma through the lives and teachings of Buddhist women.  Linda Dekker and Susan Farrar will facilitate. Some resources we will use are:    The Hidden Lamp, edited by Florence Caplow & Susan Moon    Stars at Dawn; Forgotten Stories of…

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Morning Zazen

September 27 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 06/29/2017

An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 09/28/2017

An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 12/28/2018

Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Everyone is welcome to come at 6:00 or 6:40 for morning meditation. Come for all or part of it. Stay for tea and conversation afterwards. 6:00 Zazen 6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 Zazen 7:10 Service 7:20 Informal Tea

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October 2018

Morning Zazen

October 4 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 06/29/2017

An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 09/28/2017

An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 12/28/2018

Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Everyone is welcome to come at 6:00 or 6:40 for morning meditation. Come for all or part of it. Stay for tea and conversation afterwards. 6:00 Zazen 6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 Zazen 7:10 Service 7:20 Informal Tea

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Half-day Sitting

October 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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$20

The sitting will be led by Rev. So On Jim Hare, Practice Leader of Valley Streams Zen Sangha. At the conclusion, we will enjoy a social lunch together, so please bring a bag lunch. If this is your first time practicing with us or your first one-day sitting, please call Jim at 916-456-7752 so you can learn more about the day.  $20 Registration coming soon.

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Introduction to Zen Meditation

October 8 @ 6:00 pm - 6:40 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until 12/18/2017

An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until 12/10/2018

Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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For those who are new to Zen meditation, we offer this 40-minute introduction to our forms of practice on the second Monday every month.

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Morning Zazen

October 11 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 06/29/2017

An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 09/28/2017

An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 12/28/2018

Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Everyone is welcome to come at 6:00 or 6:40 for morning meditation. Come for all or part of it. Stay for tea and conversation afterwards. 6:00 Zazen 6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 Zazen 7:10 Service 7:20 Informal Tea

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Morning Zazen

October 18 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 06/29/2017

An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 09/28/2017

An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 12/28/2018

Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
+ Google Map

Everyone is welcome to come at 6:00 or 6:40 for morning meditation. Come for all or part of it. Stay for tea and conversation afterwards. 6:00 Zazen 6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 Zazen 7:10 Service 7:20 Informal Tea

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Buddhist Women Ancestors

October 18 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Third of the month, happening 24 times

Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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You are invited to join a new study group that will meet on the third Thursday of every month from 9 am-10:30 am. The group is open to all sanghas and genders - to anyone who is interested in studying the Dharma through the lives and teachings of Buddhist women.  Linda Dekker and Susan Farrar will facilitate. Some resources we will use are:    The Hidden Lamp, edited by Florence Caplow & Susan Moon    Stars at Dawn; Forgotten Stories of…

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Morning Zazen

October 25 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 06/29/2017

An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 09/28/2017

An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 12/28/2018

Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Everyone is welcome to come at 6:00 or 6:40 for morning meditation. Come for all or part of it. Stay for tea and conversation afterwards. 6:00 Zazen 6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 Zazen 7:10 Service 7:20 Informal Tea

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November 2018

Morning Zazen

November 1 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 06/29/2017

An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 09/28/2017

An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 12/28/2018

Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Everyone is welcome to come at 6:00 or 6:40 for morning meditation. Come for all or part of it. Stay for tea and conversation afterwards. 6:00 Zazen 6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 Zazen 7:10 Service 7:20 Informal Tea

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Morning Zazen

November 8 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 06/29/2017

An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 09/28/2017

An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 12/28/2018

Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Everyone is welcome to come at 6:00 or 6:40 for morning meditation. Come for all or part of it. Stay for tea and conversation afterwards. 6:00 Zazen 6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 Zazen 7:10 Service 7:20 Informal Tea

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Introduction to Zen Meditation

November 12 @ 6:00 pm - 6:40 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until 12/18/2017

An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until 12/10/2018

Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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For those who are new to Zen meditation, we offer this 40-minute introduction to our forms of practice on the second Monday every month.

Find out more »

Morning Zazen

November 15 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 06/29/2017

An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 09/28/2017

An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 12/28/2018

Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
+ Google Map

Everyone is welcome to come at 6:00 or 6:40 for morning meditation. Come for all or part of it. Stay for tea and conversation afterwards. 6:00 Zazen 6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 Zazen 7:10 Service 7:20 Informal Tea

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Buddhist Women Ancestors

November 15 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Third of the month, happening 24 times

Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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You are invited to join a new study group that will meet on the third Thursday of every month from 9 am-10:30 am. The group is open to all sanghas and genders - to anyone who is interested in studying the Dharma through the lives and teachings of Buddhist women.  Linda Dekker and Susan Farrar will facilitate. Some resources we will use are:    The Hidden Lamp, edited by Florence Caplow & Susan Moon    Stars at Dawn; Forgotten Stories of…

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Morning Zazen

November 22 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 06/29/2017

An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 09/28/2017

An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 12/28/2018

Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Everyone is welcome to come at 6:00 or 6:40 for morning meditation. Come for all or part of it. Stay for tea and conversation afterwards. 6:00 Zazen 6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 Zazen 7:10 Service 7:20 Informal Tea

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Morning Zazen

November 29 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 06/29/2017

An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 09/28/2017

An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 12/28/2018

Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
+ Google Map

Everyone is welcome to come at 6:00 or 6:40 for morning meditation. Come for all or part of it. Stay for tea and conversation afterwards. 6:00 Zazen 6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 Zazen 7:10 Service 7:20 Informal Tea

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3-Day Rohatsu Sesshin

November 30 @ 9:00 am - December 2 @ 12:00 pm
Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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“…when we practice zazen, it is not that big mind is actually controlling small mind, but simply that when small mind becomes calm, big mind starts it true activity.”  ~Suzuki Roshi This multi-day, non-residential retreat is an opportunity to set aside the concerns of daily life for two and a half days, giving all our attention to our sitting practice and taking care of ourselves as we would take care of a guest. The schedule will include sitting and walking meditation,…

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December 2018

Morning Zazen

December 6 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 06/29/2017

An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 09/28/2017

An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 12/28/2018

Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Everyone is welcome to come at 6:00 or 6:40 for morning meditation. Come for all or part of it. Stay for tea and conversation afterwards. 6:00 Zazen 6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 Zazen 7:10 Service 7:20 Informal Tea

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Introduction to Zen Meditation

December 10 @ 6:00 pm - 6:40 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until 12/18/2017

An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until 12/10/2018

Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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For those who are new to Zen meditation, we offer this 40-minute introduction to our forms of practice on the second Monday every month.

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Morning Zazen

December 13 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 06/29/2017

An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 09/28/2017

An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 12/28/2018

Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
+ Google Map

Everyone is welcome to come at 6:00 or 6:40 for morning meditation. Come for all or part of it. Stay for tea and conversation afterwards. 6:00 Zazen 6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 Zazen 7:10 Service 7:20 Informal Tea

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Morning Zazen

December 20 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 06/29/2017

An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 09/28/2017

An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 12/28/2018

Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
+ Google Map

Everyone is welcome to come at 6:00 or 6:40 for morning meditation. Come for all or part of it. Stay for tea and conversation afterwards. 6:00 Zazen 6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 Zazen 7:10 Service 7:20 Informal Tea

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Buddhist Women Ancestors

December 20 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Third of the month, happening 24 times

Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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You are invited to join a new study group that will meet on the third Thursday of every month from 9 am-10:30 am. The group is open to all sanghas and genders - to anyone who is interested in studying the Dharma through the lives and teachings of Buddhist women.  Linda Dekker and Susan Farrar will facilitate. Some resources we will use are:    The Hidden Lamp, edited by Florence Caplow & Susan Moon    Stars at Dawn; Forgotten Stories of…

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Morning Zazen

December 27 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 06/29/2017

An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 09/28/2017

An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Thursday, repeating until 12/28/2018

Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Everyone is welcome to come at 6:00 or 6:40 for morning meditation. Come for all or part of it. Stay for tea and conversation afterwards. 6:00 Zazen 6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 Zazen 7:10 Service 7:20 Informal Tea

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