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Dharma Talk by Ryuko Laura Burges (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Guest teacher Ryuko Laura Burges, a lay-entrusted dharma teacher in the Suzuki Roshi lineage, will join us in person or online.  She teaches classes, lectures, and leads retreats in Northern California. A teacher of children for 35 years, she now mentors aspiring teachers. Laura co-founded the Sangha in Recovery Program at the San Francisco Zen […]

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Morning Zazen & Service (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Please join us for early morning silent meditation each Thursday before Study Group meeting. Contact Rollin Ives at twl4148@gmail.com for Zoom login and program information. Schedule: 5:45-Zoom room opens 6:00-Zazen 6:30-Walking Meditation 6:40-Zazen 7:10-Service   •Download  SFZC Chants in PDF.

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Study Group (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

The Zen Study Group is now meeting at the Dharma Center AND online. The study group is facilitated by Rev. So-On Jim Hare, with readings from ancient and contemporary Mahayana Buddhist & Soto Zen texts and commentaries. To join the Thursday morning study group, email the coordinator, Rollin Ives, twl4148@gmail.com

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Family Sangha (In person)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Family Sangha - Last Sunday of the Month 10:00am - 12:00 pm One of the many dilemmas that parents face is how to hand down their spiritual values and practice to their children. We are fortunate that the Sacramento Dharma Center is now hosting a Family Sangha! Meeting on the last Sunday of the month […]

Retreat Night (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

On Retreat Night we offer an opportunity to settle into your meditation practice with two or three 25-minute periods of zazen, interspersed with walking meditation (called kinhin). Turning the light inward we explore the causes of suffering and what can end it. This invitation is extended to everyone. *Zoom link for this program: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82008151977

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Morning Zazen & Service (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Please join us for early morning silent meditation each Thursday before Study Group meeting. Contact Rollin Ives at twl4148@gmail.com for Zoom login and program information. Schedule: 5:45-Zoom room opens 6:00-Zazen 6:30-Walking Meditation 6:40-Zazen 7:10-Service   •Download  SFZC Chants in PDF.

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Study Group (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

The Zen Study Group is now meeting at the Dharma Center AND online. The study group is facilitated by Rev. So-On Jim Hare, with readings from ancient and contemporary Mahayana Buddhist & Soto Zen texts and commentaries. To join the Thursday morning study group, email the coordinator, Rollin Ives, twl4148@gmail.com

The Possibilities of Life: One-day Sitting, led by So’on Jim Hare (In Person)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

When sitting zazen we sit in the wellspring of life. Come practice together to further awaken our abilities to listen to the activity of wisdom that emerges from living intimately in stillness and receiving what comes. This retreat, originally scheduled to be led by Paravrtti Doralee Grindler Katonah, will include periods of sitting and walking […]

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Introduction to Zen Meditation (in person)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

On the second Monday of each month, we offer a 40-minute introduction to Zen practice.  We focus on the art of sitting meditation, with emphasis on posture, breath and mental focus. This is for new meditators and those wishing to refresh their practice of meditative immersion. * Meets in the Library at the Sacramento Dharma […]

Dharma Talk by Rev. Renshin Bunce (Hybrid : teacher in person)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Rev. Renshin Bunce will offer the dharma talk in the zendo this evening. She was lay ordained by Myogen Steve Stucky in 1996, and priest ordained by Zenkei Blanche Hartman at San Francisco Zen Center in 2003. She served as Shuso (head student) with Myogen at Tassajara in 2008 and received dharma transmission from him in […]

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Morning Zazen & Service (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Please join us for early morning silent meditation each Thursday before Study Group meeting. Contact Rollin Ives at twl4148@gmail.com for Zoom login and program information. Schedule: 5:45-Zoom room opens 6:00-Zazen 6:30-Walking Meditation 6:40-Zazen 7:10-Service   •Download  SFZC Chants in PDF.

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Study Group (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

The Zen Study Group is now meeting at the Dharma Center AND online. The study group is facilitated by Rev. So-On Jim Hare, with readings from ancient and contemporary Mahayana Buddhist & Soto Zen texts and commentaries. To join the Thursday morning study group, email the coordinator, Rollin Ives, twl4148@gmail.com