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 are welcome at Dharma Rain's Sunday morning program. Check the calendar for details.

Sanzen bell

Wednesday night classes are on sutra studies. All welcome.

Wednesday night classes are on sutra studies. All welcome.

During the summer, Wednesday night program alternates between a double period of zazen and a discussion led by a senior student. Check the calendar for more details.

Residents on the engowa
Sodo exterior

Our next sesshin is Three Robes Retreat in June. The schedule is simple, allowing for long blocks of unbroken zazen.

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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.

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Please join us on June 1, 2024 for a day of ceremony and celebration commemorating Dharma Rain’s 50th Anniversary.
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Online/In Person Events

Jun
23
Sun
8:30 am Sunday Morning Program
Sunday Morning Program
Jun 23 @ 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 »
Jun
26
Wed
6:30 am Weekday Morning Program
Weekday Morning Program
Jun 26 @ 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 »
Jun
27
Thu
6:30 am Weekday Morning Program
Weekday Morning Program
Jun 27 @ 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 »
Jun
28
Fri
6:30 am Weekday Morning Program
Weekday Morning Program
Jun 28 @ 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 »
Jun
29
Sat
6:30 am Weekday Morning Program
Weekday Morning Program
Jun 29 @ 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 »
Jun
30
Sun
8:30 am Sunday Morning Program
Sunday Morning Program
Jun 30 @ 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 »

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