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Retreat Night (in person & online)

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 (Hybrid)

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

Dharma Talk by Rev. Renshin Bunce (Hybrid : teacher via Zoom)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Rev. Renshin Bunce was lay ordained by Myogen Steve Stucky in 1996, priest ordained by Zenkei Blanche Hartman at San Francisco Zen Center in 2003, and served as Shuso (head student) with Myogen at Tassajara in 2008. She received dharma transmission from him at Tassajara in April of 2013.  After completing the Sati Center's Buddhist […]

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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 (Hybrid)

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

Full Moon Ceremony (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Our Monday night programs begin with zazen (sitting meditation) followed by a devotional service and dharma talk, group discussion, practice circle or retreat night. There are no membership requirements to participate. We invite donations to support the room rental, visits by teachers, and other sangha activities. Valley Streams Zen Sangha is dedicated to the study […]

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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 (Hybrid)

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

Dharma Talk by So-On Jim Hare (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

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 […]

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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.