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Dharma Talk by So On Jim Hare (in person & online)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

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. He was priest ordained by Rev. Myo Lahey […]

Dharma Talk by Rev. Mary Mocine (in person & online)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Joining us this evening is Reverend Mary Mocine, abbess of Clear Water Zendo in Vallejo. She was trained at San Francisco and Berkeley Zen Centers, and Tassajara Zen Monastery. She was ordained in 1994 by Sojun Mel Weitsman, former Abbot of San Francisco Zen Center and continuing Abbot of the Berkeley Zen Center. Reverend Mocine has […]

Dharma Talk by Rev. Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts (in person & online)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Eijun Linda Cutts came to San Francisco Zen Center in 1971 and was ordained as a priest in 1975. She has lived at Tassajara and SFZC's City Center, and has resided at Green Gulch Farm since 1993. In 1996 Linda received Dharma transmission from Tenshin Reb Anderson. After having served as Abbess of SF Zen […]

Retreat Night (in person & online)

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

Dharma Talk by Paravrrti Doralee Grindler Katonah (in person & online)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Paravrrti Doralee Grindler Katonah serves as Ino, or head of the meditation hall. She studied in the Soto Zen lineage with Sojun Diane Martin, founder and guiding teacher of Udumbara Zen Center in Illinois and Rev. Val Szymanski, Head Priest of Bamboo in the Wind Zen Center in Sunnyvale, California. She was priest ordained in […]

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Monday Night Meditation and Program

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

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 donations to support the room rental, visits by teachers, and other sangha activities. Valley Streams Zen Sangha is dedicated to the study […]

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Monday Night Meditation and Program

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

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 donations to support the room rental, visits by teachers, and other sangha activities. Valley Streams Zen Sangha is dedicated to the study […]

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Monday Night Meditation and Program

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

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 donations to support the room rental, visits by teachers, and other sangha activities. Valley Streams Zen Sangha is dedicated to the study […]

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Monday Night Meditation and Program

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

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 donations to support the room rental, visits by teachers, and other sangha activities. Valley Streams Zen Sangha is dedicated to the study […]

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Monday Night Meditation and Program

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

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 donations to support the room rental, visits by teachers, and other sangha activities. Valley Streams Zen Sangha is dedicated to the study […]

Recurring

Monday Night Meditation and Program

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

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 donations to support the room rental, visits by teachers, and other sangha activities. Valley Streams Zen Sangha is dedicated to the study […]