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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 […]

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 […]

Relinquishment Ceremony with Rev. Parāvṛtti Doralee Grindler Katonah (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Entering a New Year is an auspicious time to "commune with the source" and ask what specific mind habit or pattern is in the way of our enlightenment practice. "Relinquish" means to renounce or surrender something - to let go of your grip on something, to give something up that is no longer needed, to desist […]