Calendar

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 […]

Study Group (Hybrid) – On Hiatus

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

On hiatus until November 10th 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 […]

Recurring

Morning Zazen and Service (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Join us for two periods of zazen (seated meditation) and kinhin (walking meditation), or just the first or second second meditation periods, as your schedule allows. 6:00 am  - Zazen […]

Recurring

Study Group (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

The Zen Study Group meets at the Dharma Center AND on Zoom. The study group is facilitated by Rev. So'on Jim Hare, with readings from ancient and contemporary Mahayana Buddhist & […]

Annual Meeting Celebrating 20 Years of Valley Streams Zen Sangha (In-person)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Join Valley Streams Sangha Board of Directors for a Sunday potluck brunch  to celebrate Valley Streams' 20th Anniversary.   Spouses, partners, friends and family---are all invited.  Gather at 10 am to […]

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 […]

Dharma Talk by Rev. Myō Lahey (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Rev. Myō Lahey, Valley Streams' guiding teacher,  joins us online via Zoom from Hartford Street Zen Center in San Francisco, where he is Abbot.  He previously served as Practice Leader […]

Recurring

Morning Zazen and Service (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Join us for two periods of zazen (seated meditation) and kinhin (walking meditation), or just the first or second second meditation periods, as your schedule allows. 6:00 am  - Zazen […]

Recurring

Study Group (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

The Zen Study Group meets at the Dharma Center AND on Zoom. The study group is facilitated by Rev. So'on Jim Hare, with readings from ancient and contemporary Mahayana Buddhist & […]

Way-Seeking Mind Talk with Brendan O’Brian (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Shi Shin Brendan O'Brien has been a member of the Valley Streams community for the past three years. He is also a member of the Hartford Street Zen Sangha in […]