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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 Rev. Eijun Linda Cutts (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

The Dharma Talk will be offered via Zoom by Rev. Eijun Linda Cutts, 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 […]

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Morning Zazen & Service (Hybrid)

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.

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Study Group – (Canceled-on hiatus)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

The Study Group is taking a break before moving on to a more contemporary text— Waking Up To What You Do: A Zen Practice For Meeting Every Situation With Intelligence and Compassion by Diane Rizzetto.   Meetings will resume on Thursday, July 14th.    The Zen Study Group is now meeting at the Dharma Center AND online. The study group […]

Retreat Night (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

On Retreat Night we offer an opportunity to settle into your meditation practice with two or three 25-minute periods of zazen, interspersed with walking meditation (called kinhin). Turning the light inward we explore the causes of suffering and what can end it. This invitation is extended to everyone. *Zoom link for this program: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82008151977

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Morning Zazen & Service (Hybrid)

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.

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Study Group – (Canceled-on hiatus)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

The Study Group is taking a break before moving on to a more contemporary text— Waking Up To What You Do: A Zen Practice For Meeting Every Situation With Intelligence and Compassion by Diane Rizzetto.   Meetings will resume on Thursday, July 14th.    The Zen Study Group is now meeting at the Dharma Center AND online. The study group […]

Dharma Talk “Letting life unfold in unpredictable ways from the mystery” by Paravrrti Doralee Grindler Katonah (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Paravrrti Doralee Grindler Katonah will present a dharma talk "Letting life unfold in unpredictable ways from the mystery" in person at the Dharma Center.  She serves as Ino, or head of the meditation hall. She studied in the Soto Zen lineage with Sojun Diane Martin, founder and guiding teacher of Udumbara Zen Center in Illinois […]

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Morning Zazen & Service (Hybrid)

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 – (Canceled-on hiatus)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

The Study Group is taking a break before moving on to a more contemporary text— Waking Up To What You Do: A Zen Practice For Meeting Every Situation With Intelligence and Compassion by Diane Rizzetto.   Meetings will resume on Thursday, July 14th.    The Zen Study Group is now meeting at the Dharma Center AND online. The study group […]

Sitting is True Reality: a half-day Sitting, led by So-On Jim Hare (In-Person)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Sitting with no agenda; putting nothing before the mind - this is the art of zazen. This practice is appropriate for people seeking relief from the vicissitudes of feelings and discriminating consciousness, and it is good for people seeking simply to sit in true reality. This retreat will include periods of sitting and walking meditation and […]