Calendar

Full Moon Ceremony (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

The Full Moon Ceremony acknowledges the karma created by our intentional actions, and reminds us to renew our commitment to the ethical conduct expressed as the 16 Bodhisattva Precepts. These are guiding principles for our daily conduct in the world. This ceremony is rooted in a ritual from pre-Buddhist India. Texts for the chants are […]

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Morning Zazen and Service (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Join us for two periods of zazen (seated meditation) and kinhin (walking meditation), or just the first or second second meditation periods, as your schedule allows. 6:00 am  - Zazen (sitting meditation) 6:30 am -  Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 am -  Zazen 7:10 am -  Morning Service Please arrive a few minutes before the beginning […]

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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

Monday Night Meditation and Dharma Talk with Susan Moon (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Susan Moon is a writer, editor, and lay teacher in the Soto Zen tradition. She is the author of a number of books about Buddhism, including the humor book The Life and Letters of Tofu Roshi and This Is Getting Old: Zen Thoughts on Aging with Humor and Dignity. For many years she was the […]

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Morning Zazen and Service (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Join us for two periods of zazen (seated meditation) and kinhin (walking meditation), or just the first or second second meditation periods, as your schedule allows. 6:00 am  - Zazen (sitting meditation) 6:30 am -  Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 am -  Zazen 7:10 am -  Morning Service Please arrive a few minutes before the beginning […]

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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

Winter Solstice Celebration (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Celebrate the winter solstice with your sangha friends. After a 35 minute meditation and service, we will gather to entertain each other on this long winter night with instruments, song, favorite poetry new and old,  stories and skits.  Bring your creativity and share your hidden talents. *Zoom link for this program: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82008.151977

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Morning Zazen and Service (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Join us for two periods of zazen (seated meditation) and kinhin (walking meditation), or just the first or second second meditation periods, as your schedule allows. 6:00 am  - Zazen (sitting meditation) 6:30 am -  Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 am -  Zazen 7:10 am -  Morning Service Please arrive a few minutes before the beginning […]

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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

Recurring

Morning Zazen and Service (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Join us for two periods of zazen (seated meditation) and kinhin (walking meditation), or just the first or second second meditation periods, as your schedule allows. 6:00 am  - Zazen (sitting meditation) 6:30 am -  Kinhin (walking meditation) 6:40 am -  Zazen 7:10 am -  Morning Service Please arrive a few minutes before the beginning […]

Recurring

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

Dharma Talk by Rev. So’on Jim Hare (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Rev. So'on Jim Hare  serves as Tanto, or head of practice. He lived in the San Francisco Zen Center community from 1980 to 1984, and was lay ordained by Tenshin Reb Anderson in 1985. He served as Head Student at Green Gulch Farm during the spring 2002 practice period, and was priest ordained by Rev. Myo Lahey […]