Sanzen bell
Zendo exterior
Meditation in the Zendo

All welcome at Sunday morning program. Proof of vaccination no longer required, though vaccination is recommended for everyone’s safety. Masks are recommended.

All welcome at Sunday morning program. Proof of vaccination no longer required, though vaccination is recommended for everyone’s safety. Masks are recommended indoors, especially when chanting. Seating in the zendo is now up to 50.

All welcome at Sunday morning program. Proof of vaccination no longer required, though vaccination is recommended for everyone’s safety. Masks are recommended indoors, especially when chanting. Seating in the zendo is now up to 50.

Sanzen bell

Wednesday night classes are on the 16 Bodhisattva Precepts. All welcome.

Wednesday night classes are on the 16 Bodhisattva Precepts. All welcome.

Wednesday night classes are on the 16 Bodhisattva Precepts. All welcome.

Residents on the engowa
Sodo exterior

Our next major retreat is Jukai, February 13-19. Registration is now open.

Our next major retreat is Jukai, February 13-19. Registration is now open.

Our next major retreat is Jukai, February 13-19. Registration is now open.

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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

Feb
1
Wed
6:30 am Weekday Morning Program
Weekday Morning Program
Feb 1 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During summer and winter term, we offer open morning zazen from 6:30 to 7:30, followed by a short chanting service. All is open –... Read more »
Feb
2
Thu
6:30 am Weekday Morning Program
Weekday Morning Program
Feb 2 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During summer and winter term, we offer open morning zazen from 6:30 to 7:30, followed by a short chanting service. All is open –... Read more »
7:00 pm Starting a Practice
Starting a Practice
Feb 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Starting a Practice workshop offers a way to cultivate insight by looking at our own actions in the light of the Buddhist Precepts. We also look... Read more »
Feb
3
Fri
6:30 am Weekday Morning Program
Weekday Morning Program
Feb 3 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During summer and winter term, we offer open morning zazen from 6:30 to 7:30, followed by a short chanting service. All is open –... Read more »
Feb
5
Sun
8:30 am Sunday Morning Program
Sunday Morning Program
Feb 5 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Sunday Morning Schedule 8:30am Zazen (in-person sanzen only) 9-9:10 Kinhin (slow walking meditation) 9:10 Zazen (sanzen continues) 9:40am Chanting service 10:30am Announcements/Dharma Talk Note:... Read more »
9:30 am Nehan
Nehan
Feb 5 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Nehan @ Sodo and Zoom | Portland | Oregon | United States
Nehan Festival commemorates the Buddha’s most profound teaching, offered on his deathbed. This takes the place of the regular Sunday morning service.

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