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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Feb 1 @ 6:30 am – 8:00 am
During winter practice period, we offer open morning zazen from 6:30 to 7:30, followed by a chanting service. All are welcome. 6:30-7:30 Zazen (posture adjustment at 7:00) 7:30 Short Morning Service 7:50 Temple Cleanup 8:10 Formal[...]
Service and Zazen 7:00 pm
Service and Zazen
Feb 1 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
The schedule for the evening is: 7-7:10pm Evening Service (Fukanzazengi) 7:10-7:40pm Zazen 7:40-7:50pm Informal Tea and announcements 7:50~9pm Evening Class 9pm Vespers Share this:TweetPrintEmail
Precepts Class 7:45 pm
Precepts Class
Feb 1 @ 7:45 pm – 9:00 pm
Our annual exploration of the Precepts, in preparation for Jukai, giving and receiving the Precepts, which ends the DaiJukai Sesshin in February. Class topics include not only discussion about the Precepts themselves, but also how[...]
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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Feb 2 @ 6:30 am – 8:00 am
During winter practice period, we offer open morning zazen from 6:30 to 7:30, followed by a chanting service. All are welcome. 6:30-7:30 Zazen (posture adjustment at 7:00) 7:30 Short Morning Service 7:50 Temple Cleanup 8:10 Formal[...]
Starting a Practice 7:00 pm
Starting a Practice
Feb 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Starting a Practice workshop offers a way to cultivate insight by looking at our own actions in the light of the Buddhist Precepts. We also look at the importance of compassion and how the[...]
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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Feb 3 @ 6:30 am – 8:00 am
During winter practice period, we offer open morning zazen from 6:30 to 7:30, followed by a chanting service. All are welcome. 6:30-7:30 Zazen (posture adjustment at 7:00) 7:30 Short Morning Service 7:50 Temple Cleanup 8:10 Formal[...]
Zazen & Vespers 7:00 pm
Zazen & Vespers
Feb 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
The schedule for the evening is: 7:00pm Zazen 7:30pm Posture adjustment bell 8:00pm VespersShare this:TweetPrintEmail
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Beginners Day Retreat 8:30 am
Beginners Day Retreat
Feb 4 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
This retreat is geared for beginners and provides an introduction to the practices at Dharma Rain Zen Center. The day consists of a gentle introduction to silent meditation, a formal oryoki-style meal, and communal work[...]
Disciple Potluck 6:00 pm
Disciple Potluck
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Each month, except in summer, formal lay- and monk- disciples of the teachers gather for a vegetarian potluck and relaxed discussion. Disciples only, please. Share this:TweetPrintEmail
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Sunday Program 8:30 am
Sunday Program
Feb 5 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
8:30am Zazen with optional sanzen 9-9:10 Kinhin (slow walking meditation) 9:10 Zazen (sanzen continues) 9:40am Chanting service 10:10am Announcements and informal tea 10:30am Dharma Talk All are welcome. The Sodo is wheelchair accessible. Guestmasters are[...]
DharmaSchool – Nehan 10:00 am
DharmaSchool – Nehan
Feb 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:45 am
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Prison Group 12:00 pm
Prison Group
Feb 5 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Dharma Rain Zen Center facilitates a monthly support group for former inmates making the transition into life “outside.” This group meets at noon the first Sunday of each month. DRZC serves lunch after Sunday services[...]
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Zen Sewing 7:00 pm
Zen Sewing
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
DRZC Sewing Master Genko Rainwater teaches this six-week series, which looks at sewing as practice. Each week’s lesson will include history and theory, how-to instructions, and hands-on practice with real projects (DRZC’s or your own).[...]
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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Feb 8 @ 6:30 am – 8:00 am
During winter practice period, we offer open morning zazen from 6:30 to 7:30, followed by a chanting service. All are welcome. 6:30-7:30 Zazen (posture adjustment at 7:00) 7:30 Short Morning Service 7:50 Temple Cleanup 8:10 Formal[...]
Service and Zazen 7:00 pm
Service and Zazen
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
The schedule for the evening is: 7-7:10pm Evening Service (Fukanzazengi) 7:10-7:40pm Zazen 7:40-7:50pm Informal Tea and announcements 7:50~9pm Evening Class 9pm Vespers Share this:TweetPrintEmail
Precepts Class 7:45 pm
Precepts Class
Feb 8 @ 7:45 pm – 9:00 pm
Our annual exploration of the Precepts, in preparation for Jukai, giving and receiving the Precepts, which ends the DaiJukai Sesshin in February. Class topics include not only discussion about the Precepts themselves, but also how[...]
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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Feb 9 @ 6:30 am – 8:00 am
During winter practice period, we offer open morning zazen from 6:30 to 7:30, followed by a chanting service. All are welcome. 6:30-7:30 Zazen (posture adjustment at 7:00) 7:30 Short Morning Service 7:50 Temple Cleanup 8:10 Formal[...]
Dharma Council Meeting 7:00 pm
Dharma Council Meeting
Feb 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Read about the Dharma Council. If you have concerns you wish the Council to address, please contact them ahead of the meeting.Share this:TweetPrintEmail
Intro to Zen Meditation 7:00 pm
Intro to Zen Meditation
Feb 9 @ 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 the Soto Zen style of zazen. No previous experience is necessary.[...]
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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Feb 10 @ 6:30 am – 8:00 am
During winter practice period, we offer open morning zazen from 6:30 to 7:30, followed by a chanting service. All are welcome. 6:30-7:30 Zazen (posture adjustment at 7:00) 7:30 Short Morning Service 7:50 Temple Cleanup 8:10 Formal[...]
Zazen & Vespers 7:00 pm
Zazen & Vespers
Feb 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
The schedule for the evening is: 7:00pm Zazen 7:30pm Posture adjustment bell 8:00pm VespersShare this:TweetPrintEmail
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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Feb 11 @ 6:30 am – 8:00 am
During winter practice period, we offer open morning zazen from 6:30 to 7:30, followed by a chanting service. All are welcome. 6:30-7:30 Zazen (posture adjustment at 7:00) 7:30 Short Morning Service 7:50 Temple Cleanup 8:10 Formal[...]
The Zen of Dreams – CANCELLED 9:30 am
The Zen of Dreams – CANCELLED
Feb 11 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
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7-Up Group 10:00 am
7-Up Group
Feb 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Designed to address the needs of senior practitioners in the community, this discussion group is open to DRZC members who have had at least seven years of practice in a meditation tradition. Not all of[...]
Sangha Film – Grand Canyon 7:00 pm
Sangha Film – Grand Canyon
Feb 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sangha Film - Grand Canyon @ Siskiyou House | Portland | Oregon | United States
Please join us for Dharma Rain’s monthly Sangha Movie Grand Canyon. Grand Canyon is a 1991 American drama film directed and produced by Lawrence Kasdan, and written by Kasdan with his wife Meg. Featuring an[...]
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Sunday Program 8:30 am
Sunday Program
Feb 12 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
8:30am Zazen with optional sanzen 9-9:10 Kinhin (slow walking meditation) 9:10 Zazen (sanzen continues) 9:40am Chanting service 10:10am Announcements and informal tea 10:30am Dharma Talk All are welcome. The Sodo is wheelchair accessible. Guestmasters are[...]
DharmaSchool 10:00 am
DharmaSchool
Feb 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:45 am
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DaiJukai Retreat
DaiJukai Retreat
Feb 13 – Feb 19 all-day
Our annual vigil-style retreat leads up to people taking the Precepts. During the Jukai ceremony, individuals receive the Bodhisattva precepts and formally become Buddhists. Receiving Jukai at Dharma Rain is a very personal step toward[...]
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Zazen 10:30 am
Zazen
Feb 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
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Jukai Ceremony 11:00 am
Jukai Ceremony
Feb 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
During the Jukai ceremony, individuals receive the Bodhisattva precepts and formally become Buddhists. Receiving Jukai at Dharma Rain is a very personal step toward clarifying and deepening one’s own intention to live as a Buddhist.[...]
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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Feb 22 @ 6:30 am – 8:00 am
During winter practice period, we offer open morning zazen from 6:30 to 7:30, followed by a chanting service. All are welcome. 6:30-7:30 Zazen (posture adjustment at 7:00) 7:30 Short Morning Service 7:50 Temple Cleanup 8:10 Formal[...]
Service and Zazen 7:00 pm
Service and Zazen
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
The schedule for the evening is: 7-7:10pm Evening Service (Fukanzazengi) 7:10-7:40pm Zazen 7:40-7:50pm Informal Tea and announcements 7:50~9pm Evening Class 9pm Vespers Share this:TweetPrintEmail
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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Feb 23 @ 6:30 am – 8:00 am
During winter practice period, we offer open morning zazen from 6:30 to 7:30, followed by a chanting service. All are welcome. 6:30-7:30 Zazen (posture adjustment at 7:00) 7:30 Short Morning Service 7:50 Temple Cleanup 8:10 Formal[...]
Board Meeting 7:00 pm
Board Meeting
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Board of Directors meets at least monthly. If you have concerns you wish the Board to address, please contact them ahead of the meeting.Share this:TweetPrintEmail
Intro to Zen Meditation 7:00 pm
Intro to Zen Meditation
Feb 23 @ 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 the Soto Zen style of zazen. No previous experience is necessary.[...]
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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Feb 24 @ 6:30 am – 8:00 am
During winter practice period, we offer open morning zazen from 6:30 to 7:30, followed by a chanting service. All are welcome. 6:30-7:30 Zazen (posture adjustment at 7:00) 7:30 Short Morning Service 7:50 Temple Cleanup 8:10 Formal[...]
Zazen & Vespers 7:00 pm
Zazen & Vespers
Feb 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
The schedule for the evening is: 7:00pm Zazen 7:30pm Posture adjustment bell 8:00pm VespersShare this:TweetPrintEmail
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Zazenkai 5:00 am
Zazenkai
Feb 25 @ 5:00 am – 5:00 pm
If you are searching for stillness through the practice of meditation, please join us for a day of silent, contemplative practice. This retreat will be in the style of Soto Zen Buddhism, though meditators from[...]
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Sunday Program 8:30 am
Sunday Program
Feb 26 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
8:30am Zazen with optional sanzen 9-9:10 Kinhin (slow walking meditation) 9:10 Zazen (sanzen continues) 9:40am Chanting service 10:10am Announcements and informal tea 10:30am Dharma Talk All are welcome. The Sodo is wheelchair accessible. Guestmasters are[...]
Nehan 9:30 am
Nehan
Feb 26 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Nehan @ Sodo | Portland | Oregon | United States
Nehan Festival commemorates the Buddha’s most profound teaching, offered on his deathbed.Share this:TweetPrintEmail
DharmaSchool 10:00 am
DharmaSchool
Feb 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:45 am
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