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New Year’s Eve 7:00 pm
New Year’s Eve
Dec 31 2016 @ 7:00 pm – Jan 1 2017 @ 1:00 am
New Year's Eve @ Sodo | Portland | Oregon | United States
Now that our Sodo is completed, for the first time we are able to offer hospitality and have our annual joint New Year’s Eve celebration here this year. Join us and Heart of Wisdom Zen[...]
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Zen Sewing 7:00 pm
Zen Sewing
Jan 3 @ 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
Jan 4 @ 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
Jan 4 @ 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
Jan 4 @ 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
Jan 5 @ 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
Jan 5 @ 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
Jan 5 @ 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
Jan 6 @ 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[...]
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Zazenkai 5:00 am
Zazenkai
Jan 7 @ 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[...]
Disciple Potluck 6:00 pm
Disciple Potluck
Jan 7 @ 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
Jan 8 @ 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 – CANCELED 10:00 am
DharmaSchool – CANCELED
Jan 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:45 am
DharmaSchool has been canceled this Sunday due to inclement weather. Share this:TweetPrintEmail
Prison Group 12:00 pm
Prison Group
Jan 8 @ 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
Jan 10 @ 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
Jan 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[...]
Service and Zazen 7:00 pm
Service and Zazen
Jan 11 @ 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
Jan 11 @ 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
Jan 12 @ 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
Jan 12 @ 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
Jan 13 @ 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[...]
Frog Song Open House 9:30 am
Frog Song Open House
Jan 13 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Frog Song Open House @ Frog Song Montessori Preschool | Portland | Oregon | United States
Frog Song Montessori Preschool is hosting an open house Friday, January 13, 9:30-11am, during the school day. You and friends with children are welcome to visit the classroom, meet the teacher, and get to know[...]
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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Jan 14 @ 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[...]
Introduction to Compassionate Communication – CANCELLED 9:30 am
Introduction to Compassionate Communication – CANCELLED
Jan 14 @ 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
January 13 update: This workshop has been cancelled due to hazardous road conditions, and will be rescheduled. If you have already paid for this workshop, it will be refunded. Share this:TweetPrintEmail
7-Up Group 10:00 am
7-Up Group
Jan 14 @ 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[...]
Family Social Night 6:00 pm
Family Social Night
Jan 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
This evening will feature a potluck dinner, a family-friendly Dharma Talk, and an opportunity for parents, children and teachers to play games, relax and get to know each other. Please bring a vegetarian dish to[...]
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Sunday Program 8:30 am
Sunday Program
Jan 15 @ 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[...]
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Zen Sewing 7:00 pm
Zen Sewing
Jan 17 @ 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
Jan 18 @ 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
Jan 18 @ 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
Jan 18 @ 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
Jan 19 @ 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[...]
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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Jan 20 @ 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[...]
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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Jan 21 @ 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[...]
Movie Night – Dr Strangelove 7:00 pm
Movie Night – Dr Strangelove
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Movie Night - Dr Strangelove @ Siskiyou House | Portland | Oregon | United States
Please join us as we view “Dr. Strangelove,” in a special Inauguration Day edition of Dharma Rain’s monthly Sangha Movie. Dr. Strangelove, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, is a[...]
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Sunday Program 8:30 am
Sunday Program
Jan 22 @ 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
Jan 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:45 am
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Zen Sewing 7:00 pm
Zen Sewing
Jan 24 @ 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
Jan 25 @ 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
Jan 25 @ 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
Jan 25 @ 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
Jan 26 @ 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[...]
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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Jan 27 @ 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[...]
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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Jan 28 @ 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[...]
Transgender Training 9:30 am
Transgender Training
Jan 28 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
This training is for everyone in the Sangha interested in learning more about transgender issues. The Community of Welcoming Congregations is putting together a panel presentation, and there will also be time for discussion. More[...]
Intro to Zen Meditation 1:00 pm
Intro to Zen Meditation
Jan 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 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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Sunday Program 8:30 am
Sunday Program
Jan 29 @ 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[...]
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Zen Sewing 7:00 pm
Zen Sewing
Jan 31 @ 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).[...]