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.

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Annual Fundraiser: Thank you!

Our deep gratitude to all who donated to our annual fundraiser. Over $26,000 was raised, which will help support the ongoing virtualization of our programs, and will help us to continue to offer many programs at low or no cost. If you would still like to donate, please go here. All donations are gratefully received.

Online/In Person Events

May
19
Wed
5:30 am Ango Morning Zazen and Service
Ango Morning Zazen and Service
May 19 @ 5:30 am – 7:45 am
Our Ango Morning Service and Zazen is available in person and on Zoom.   During the Spring Ango term (March 1-May 31), we increase our... Read more »
7:00 pm Evening Service and Zazen
Evening Service and Zazen
May 19 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
We begin with a recitation of the Fukanzazengi at 7pm, and then sit zazen for 30 minutes until 7:40pm. This is followed by an... Read more »
7:45 pm Wednesday Class – Shantideva – T...
Wednesday Class – Shantideva – T...
May 19 @ 7:45 pm – 9:00 pm
It was bold and transformative when written around 700 C.E., yet fiercely practical and usable today. The Way of the Bodhisattva describes the process... Read more »
May
20
Thu
5:30 am Ango Morning Zazen and Service
Ango Morning Zazen and Service
May 20 @ 5:30 am – 7:45 am
Our Ango Morning Service and Zazen is available in person and on Zoom.   During the Spring Ango term (March 1-May 31), we increase our... Read more »
7:00 pm Intro to Zen Meditation
Intro to Zen Meditation
May 20 @ 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 »
May
21
Fri
5:30 am Ango Morning Zazen and Service
Ango Morning Zazen and Service
May 21 @ 5:30 am – 7:45 am
Our Ango Morning Service and Zazen is available in person and on Zoom.   During the Spring Ango term (March 1-May 31), we increase our... Read more »

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