Dharma Rain Zen Center

Dharma Rain Zen Center is a Soto Zen Buddhist community dedicated to supporting each other in the practice of meditation and the study of Buddhist teachings. Our shared intention is to cultivate compassion, love, and wisdom in our own lives and in the larger community in which we live.

Upcoming Classes & Workshops

Aug
24
Sat
1:30 pm Starting a Practice
Starting a Practice
Aug 24 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
The Starting a Practice workshop emphasizes how to cultivate insight by looking at our own actions in the light of the Buddhist Precepts, the... Read more »
Aug
26
Mon
7:00 pm Refuge Recovery
Refuge Recovery
Aug 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Refuge Recovery @ Sodo | Portland | Oregon | United States
Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from... Read more »
Aug
29
Thu
7:00 pm Intro to Zen Meditation
Intro to Zen Meditation
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Introduction to Zen Meditation workshop is designed for complete beginners, but it is also recommended for anyone who has not received instruction in... Read more »
Aug
30
Fri
7:00 pm Refuge Recovery
Refuge Recovery
Aug 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Refuge Recovery @ Sodo | Portland | Oregon | United States
Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from... Read more »
Sep
2
Mon
7:00 pm Refuge Recovery
Refuge Recovery
Sep 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Refuge Recovery @ Sodo | Portland | Oregon | United States
Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from... Read more »

Upcoming Services, Retreats & Special Events

Aug
25
Sun
8:30 am Sunday Program
Sunday Program
Aug 25 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
8:30am Zazen with optional sanzen 9-9:10 Kinhin (slow walking meditation) 9:10 Zazen (sanzen continues) 9:40am Chanting service 10:10am Announcements and informal tea 10:30am Dharma... Read more »
Aug
28
Wed
6:30 am Zazen and Service
Zazen and Service
Aug 28 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During summer and winter practice periods, we offer open morning zazen from 6:30 to 7:30, followed by a chanting service. All are welcome. 6:30-7:30 Zazen... Read more »
7:00 pm Service and Zazen
Service and Zazen
Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The schedule for this evening is: 7-7:10pm Evening Service (Fukanzazengi) 7:10-7:40pm Zazen 7:40-7:50pm Kinhin 7:50-8:20pm Zazen 8:20pm Vespers
Aug
29
Thu
6:30 am Zazen and Service
Zazen and Service
Aug 29 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During summer and winter practice periods, we offer open morning zazen from 6:30 to 7:30, followed by a chanting service. All are welcome. 6:30-7:30 Zazen... Read more »
Aug
30
Fri
6:30 am Zazen and Service
Zazen and Service
Aug 30 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During summer and winter practice periods, we offer open morning zazen from 6:30 to 7:30, followed by a chanting service. All are welcome. 6:30-7:30 Zazen... Read more »

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