Calendar

Dharma Talk by Diane Wilde (in-person and online)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

DIANE WILDE has studied meditation in various traditions since 1990. In 2001 she was a founding member of Sacramento Insight Meditation. She founded Buddhist Pathways Prison Project (aka Boundless Freedom Project) in 2010 and has been a prison chaplain for 18 years. She is a graduate of Sati Center’s Buddhist Chaplaincy program and graduated from […]

Recurring

Morning Zazen & Service (in-person and online)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Please join us for early morning silent meditation each Thursday before Study Group meeting. Contact Rollin Ives at twl4148@gmail.com for Zoom login and program information. Schedule: 5:45-Zoom room opens 6:00-Zazen 6:30-Walking Meditation 6:40-Zazen 7:10-Service   •Download  SFZC Chants in PDF.

Recurring

Study Group (in-person & online)

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

Buddha’s Birthday Celebration & Family Picnic (in person)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Join the sangha and their families at the Dharma Center for a celebration of Shakyamuni Buddha's birth and to honor his mother, Queen Maya, who died shortly after his birth. We will ceremoniously bathe the baby Buddha; then have a dramatic reading of Norman Fischer’s  Buddha’s Birthday poem. • Bring a picnic lunch and drinks […]

Dharma Talk by Rev. Myo Lahey (in-person and online)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Rev. Myo Lahey is Abbot at Hartford Street Zen Center in San Francisco and our guiding teacher. He has previously served as Practice Leader at Tassajara Zen Mountain Center. He is a Dharma heir of Tenshin Reb Anderson. Tonight’s talk will be online from Hartford Street Zen Center. *Zoom link for this program: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82008151977

Recurring

Morning Zazen & Service (in-person and online)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Please join us for early morning silent meditation each Thursday before Study Group meeting. Contact Rollin Ives at twl4148@gmail.com for Zoom login and program information. Schedule: 5:45-Zoom room opens 6:00-Zazen 6:30-Walking Meditation 6:40-Zazen 7:10-Service   •Download  SFZC Chants in PDF.

Recurring

Study Group (in-person & online)

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

Practice Secretly, Working Within: Half-day Sitting (in person)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

To practice secretly is to practice within; it is getting close to and friendly with everything we experience. In stillness and silence, we will spend the morning together, practicing zazen and walking meditation. This retreat is suitable for those with some familiarity with Zen practice and forms. Masking is optional, but everyone who attends must […]

Recurring

Introduction to Zen Meditation (in person)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

On the second Monday of each month, we offer a 40-minute introduction to Zen practice.  We focus on the art of sitting meditation, with emphasis on posture, breath and mental focus. This is for new meditators and those wishing to refresh their practice of meditative immersion. * Meets in the Library at the Sacramento Dharma […]

Dharma Talk by Danan John Wark (in person & online)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Danan John Wark, abbot of Cloud Zendo in Pilot Hill, practices koan introspection and has received inka from Zen Master BoMun (George Bowman) in the Single Flower Sangha tradition.  Master BoMun is associated with the Kwan Um School of Zen and also with Boundless Way Zen. John has also studied koans with Tenshin Reb Anderson […]

Recurring

Morning Zazen & Service (in-person and online)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Please join us for early morning silent meditation each Thursday before Study Group meeting. Contact Rollin Ives at twl4148@gmail.com for Zoom login and program information. Schedule: 5:45-Zoom room opens 6:00-Zazen 6:30-Walking Meditation 6:40-Zazen 7:10-Service   •Download  SFZC Chants in PDF.

Recurring

Study Group (in-person & online)

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