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Dharma Talk with Rev. Myo Lahey (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Rev. Myo Lahey, our guiding teacher,  will join us online via Zoom from Hartford Street Zen Center in San Francisco, where he is Abbot.  He previously served as Practice Leader at Tassajara Zen Mountain Center. He is a Dharma heir of Tenshin Reb Anderson.   Our Monday night programs begin with zazen (sitting meditation) followed by a […]

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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

Half-Day Retreat (In-Person)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Everything is in Everything! There is "Not One Single Thing."             (Shodo Harada) Come sit, walk together, deeply entering the silence as we realize our lives are not our own. Rev. Paravrtti Doralee Grindler Katonah will lead a half-day retreat with sitting meditation (zazen), walking meditation (kinhin), and a dharma talk and […]

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.

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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

Jukai Ceremony (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

The ceremony of Jukai consists in receiving the precepts of the Bodhisattva and, by doing so, takes refuge in the three treasures: Buddha, Dharma, Sangha.  It the ceremony for lay ordination. Preceptor Rev. Myo Lahey, together with So'on Jim Hare, will convey the precepts to sangha members Brendan O'Brien and Tony Wallin-Sato. A reception will […]

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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 […]

Way-Seeking Mind Talk with Tony Wallin-Sato (Hybrid)

Sacramento Dharma Center 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA

Each of us has come to Zen practice as a seeker, with a spirit of inquiry, from diverse backgrounds. The idea of our way-seeking mind talks is for members to share how it is they came to practice. Each person tells his or her own story in a unique way that often blends autobiography, spiritual […]

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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