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 is no longer required, though vaccination is recommended for everyone’s safety. Masks are recommended indoors, especially when chanting.

Sanzen bell

Wednesday night classes are on sutra studies. All welcome.

Wednesday night classes are on sutra studies. All welcome.

Precepts classes begin on Wednesday, January 3. All are welcome, join for one class or the entire series.

Residents on the engowa
Sodo exterior

Registration now open for Jukai Retreat. Our annual vigil-style retreat leads up to people taking the Precepts.

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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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Feb
25
Sun
8:30 am Sunday Morning Program
Sunday Morning Program
Feb 25 @ 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 »
Feb
28
Wed
6:30 am Weekday Morning Program
Weekday Morning Program
Feb 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 »
Feb
29
Thu
6:30 am Weekday Morning Program
Weekday Morning Program
Feb 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 »
Mar
1
Fri
5:30 am Ango Morning Program
Ango Morning Program
Mar 1 @ 5:30 am – 7:45 am
During the Spring Ango term (March 1 through May 31), we increase our zazen time by starting zazen an hour earlier. The service is... Read more »
Mar
3
Sun
8:30 am Sunday Morning Program
Sunday Morning Program
Mar 3 @ 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 »
12:00 pm Prison Support Group – February ...
Prison Support Group – February ...
Mar 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
NOTE: The February 4 meeting will meet in the library, across the courtyard from the Sodo where we usually meet. Dharma Rain Zen Center... Read more »

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