• Registration open until Thursday, January 14, for Beginners Day Retreat January 16

  • Registration required for Sunday morning program only; see the calendar to register.

  • Zendo interior

    Registration is open for Half-Day Zazenkai January 23

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.

Online/In Person Events

Jan
24
Sun
8:30 am Sunday Morning Program
Sunday Morning Program
Jan 24 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us in person or online for our Sunday Morning Program. If you would like to attend this event in person, please read the... Read more »
Jan
27
Wed
6:30 am Zazen and Service
Zazen and Service
Jan 27 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During winter term we offer morning zazen from 6:30 to 7:30, with a posture adjustment bell at 7am. Short Morning Service follows. Masks required,... Read more »
7:00 pm Evening Service and Zazen
Evening Service and Zazen
Jan 27 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
We begin with a recitation of the Kyojukaimon (The Sixteen Bodhisattva Precepts) at 7pm, and then sit zazen for 30 minutes until 7:40pm. This... Read more »
7:45 pm Wednesday Class: Precepts
Wednesday Class: Precepts
Jan 27 @ 7:45 pm – 9:00 pm
This class is about the 16 Bodhisattva Precepts, the ethical guidelines of Zen practice. We discuss both the theory and practice of working with... Read more »
Jan
28
Thu
6:30 am Zazen and Service
Zazen and Service
Jan 28 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During winter term we offer morning zazen from 6:30 to 7:30, with a posture adjustment bell at 7am. Short Morning Service follows. Masks required,... Read more »
Jan
29
Fri
6:30 am Zazen and Service
Zazen and Service
Jan 29 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During winter term we offer morning zazen from 6:30 to 7:30, with a posture adjustment bell at 7am. Short Morning Service follows. Masks required,... Read more »

Dharma Rain Blog

  • Jan, 04, 2021 Radical Dharma Study Group

    Join us every other Friday, more or less, from 7pm-8:30pm as we explore the text Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love, and Liberation by Rev. angel Kyodo williams,… Read more »

  • Jul, 09, 2020 Daoren Open to New Members

    Daoren means “person of the way.” In Soto practice, the way is always right before us. The Daoren Circle seek to practice the way wholeheartedly within… Read more »

  • Jun, 12, 2020 Come and Join us!!

    Starting on June 14 Dharma Rain will open Sunday morning service and Wednesday evening sitting. The groups are limited to 25 so everyone will… Read more »

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