• 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.

  • Wednesday night classes are on Foundational Teachings. All welcome.

  • Members meditating in zendo

    Our next major retreat is Rohatsu, December 4-11. Registration is now open.

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

Dec
3
Sat
5:30 am Ango Morning Program
Ango Morning Program
Dec 3 @ 5:30 am – 7:45 am
During the Fall Ango term (September 1 through December 12), we increase our zazen time by starting zazen an hour earlier. The service is... Read more »
Dec
4
Sun
8:30 am Sunday Morning Program
Sunday Morning Program
Dec 4 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
The attendance cap is now 50 people, all welcome. If we overflow, there is seating in the dining hall and on the engawa (outside... Read more »
12:00 pm Prison Support Group
Prison Support Group
Dec 4 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Dharma Rain Zen Center facilitates a monthly support group primarily for prison grads making the transition into life “outside.” This group meets the first... Read more »
Dec
11
Sun
8:30 am Sunday Morning Program
Sunday Morning Program
Dec 11 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
The attendance cap is now 50 people, all welcome. If we overflow, there is seating in the dining hall and on the engawa (outside... Read more »
Dec
15
Thu
7:00 pm Intro to Zen Meditation
Intro to Zen Meditation
Dec 15 @ 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 »
Dec
18
Sun
8:30 am Sunday Morning Program
Sunday Morning Program
Dec 18 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
The attendance cap is now 50 people, all welcome. If we overflow, there is seating in the dining hall and on the engawa (outside... Read more »

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