• All welcome to Sunday morning program. Masks required indoors and outdoors. Seating in the zendo for 30; others can sit outside on the engawa.

  • Wednesday nights in the fall will include classes on Foundational Teachings of Buddhism.

  • Members meditating in zendo

    Retreats coming up in September include Beginner’s Day, The Space Between, and Three Robes Retreat. Registration is open now.

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

Oct
27
Wed
all-day Sejiki Retreat
Sejiki Retreat
Oct 27 – Oct 31 all-day
Every fall, we hold a Sejiki retreat focused on cleansing karma and releasing attachments to the past, including those who have died. We begin... Read more »
5:30 am Ango Morning Program
Ango Morning Program
Oct 27 @ 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 »
Oct
31
Sun
8:45 am Sejiki Morning Program
Sejiki Morning Program
Oct 31 @ 8:45 am – 11:30 am
The public part of the Sejiki Retreat includes the Sejiki Festival. Here’s the schedule for Sunday morning. 8:45 Zazen 9:15 Kinhin 9:25 Zazen 10:00... Read more »
Nov
3
Wed
5:30 am Ango Morning Program
Ango Morning Program
Nov 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 »
7:00 pm Service and Zazen
Service and Zazen
Nov 3 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Wednesday evenings before class we have a brief recited service and 30 minutes of zazen. 7-7:10pm Evening Service  Fukanzazengi 7:10-7:40 Zazen Join Zoom Meeting... Read more »
7:45 pm Foundational Teachings Wednesday...
Foundational Teachings Wednesday...
Nov 3 @ 7:45 pm – 9:00 pm
Wednesday night classes focus on Buddhadharma (Buddhist teaching), particularly from the Soto Zen perspective. This annual class looks at Buddhism’s foundational teachings, covering things... Read more »

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