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Retreat Night (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA, United States

On Retreat Night we offer an opportunity to settle into your meditation practice with three 25-minute periods of zazen (sitting meditation), interspersed with kinhin (walking meditation). Turning the light inward, we explore the causes of suffering and what can end it. If you are new to meditation or just exploring the idea, the Introduction to […]

Dharma Talk by Rev. Myō Lahey (Speaker on Zoom)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA, United States

Rev. Myō  Lahey is Abbot at Hartford Street Zen Center in San Francisco and Valley Streams' guiding teacher. He previously served as the monastic Prior (Tantō) at Tassajara Zen Mountain Center.  Rev. Lahey is a Dharma heir of Tenshin Reb Anderson. Raised in an observant Roman Catholic home, Myō was drawn to religion and spirituality at […]

Dharma Talk by Rev. So’on Jim Hare (Speaker in Person)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA, United States

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 in […]

Dharma Talk by Meikyo Bob Rosenbaum (Speaker in Person)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA, United States

Meikyo Robert 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 […]

Dharma Talk by WaDen Eido Barbara Baccei (Speaker in Person)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA, United States

WaDen Eido Barbara Baccei, an ordained Soto Zen Teacher, received Lay Entrustment from Kyōshō Valorie Beer Roshi. She is also a Soto Zen sewing teacher lineage holder of Suzuki Roshi. An alignment-focused yoga teacher, she is a graduate of the Berkeley Yoga Room Teacher Training. A contemplative artist and book artist, she works on paper […]

Full Moon Ceremony (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA, United States

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. To prepare for the ceremony […]

Dharma Talk by Rev. Eijun Linda Cutts (Speaker on Zoom)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA, United States

Rev. Eijun Linda Cutts is a Senior Dharma Teacher at San Francisco Zen Center. Priest ordained in 1975, she has lived at Tassajara, SFZC City Center, and at Green Gulch Farm, where she has resided since 1993. She received Dharma transmission from Tenshin Reb Anderson in 1996, and served as Abbess from 2000-2019 (with a […]

Way Seeking Mind Talk by Konen Scott Lowe (Speaker in Person)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA, United States

Konen Scott Lowe's Dharma biography: "I first encountered the Buddha Dharma when I was a teenager. In the library of the town I grew up in (Gallup, New Mexico). I randomly picked up a small volume of Hinayana Buddhism Sutras and history. As soon as I read a few pages, I was drawn to the […]

Dharma Talk by Rev. So’on Jim Hare (Speaker in Person)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA, United States

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 in […]

Retreat Night (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA, United States

On Retreat Night we offer an opportunity to settle into your meditation practice with three 25-minute periods of zazen (sitting meditation), interspersed with kinhin (walking meditation). Turning the light inward, we explore the causes of suffering and what can end it. If you are new to meditation or just exploring the idea, the Introduction to Meditation Class […]