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Dharma Talk with Rev. Myo Lahey (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Rev. Myo Lahey, our guiding teacher,  will join us online via Zoom from Hartford Street Zen Center in San Francisco, where he is Abbot.  He previously served as Practice Leader at Tassajara Zen Mountain Center. He is a Dharma heir of Tenshin Reb Anderson.   Our Monday night programs begin with zazen (sitting meditation) followed by a […]

Dharma Talk by So’On Jim Hare (Hybrid)

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, and was priest ordained by Rev. Myo Lahey in […]

Way-Seeking Mind Talk with Tony Wallin-Sato (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Each of us has come to Zen practice as a seeker, with a spirit of inquiry, from diverse backgrounds. The idea of our way-seeking mind talks is for members to share how it is they came to practice. Each person tells his or her own story in a unique way that often blends autobiography, spiritual […]

Way-Seeking Mind Talk with Dave Jarrell (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Each of us has come to Zen practice as a seeker, with a spirit of inquiry, from diverse backgrounds. The idea of our way-seeking mind talks is for members to share how it is they came to practice. Each person tells his or her own story in a unique way that often blends autobiography, spiritual […]

Dharma Talk by Meikyo Bob Rosenbaum (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Robert Meikyo Rosenbaum, PhD, received lay entrustment in Soto Zen from Sojun Mel Weitsman.  He is also authorized as a senior teacher of the Taoist practice of Dayan (Wild Goose) Qigong in the lineage of Yang Meijun by Master Hui Liu.  In addition, he has received denkai  in Ordinary Mind Zen from Karen Terzano. Bob teaches […]

Sejiki Ceremony (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Our Sejiki, or food-offering, ceremony is an opportunity to call forth the spirits of those who have passed this way before, offering them solace and acknowledging our ongoing connection to them. If you would like the name of a loved one who has died during the past year, recited in the ceremony, please send the full name of […]

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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 […]

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 […]