For more detailed information on an event, including location or registration information, click on the event on the calendar below. To view important dates in our Liturgical Year or for more information, see the quarterly flyer for upcoming dates.

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Weekday Morning Program 6:30 am
Weekday Morning Program
Aug 3 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During summer term and winter term, we offer open morning zazen from 6:30 to 7:30, followed by a short chanting service. All is open – come in when you wish, leave when you need to.... Read more »
Wednesday Work Practice 9:30 am
Wednesday Work Practice
Aug 3 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
On Wednesdays, we invite sangha members in to work on the property. This is a great opportunity to contribute and also to get to know other sangha members in a casual setting. In the summer,... Read more »
Wednesday Evening Double Sit 7:00 pm
Wednesday Evening Double Sit
Aug 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
During the summer, Wednesday evenings alternate between two formats. This evening we will be following Format A (Double Sit). (Alternate Wednesdays will include a discussion.) 7-7:10pm Evening Service (Fukanzazengi) 7:10-7:40pm Zazen 7:40-7:50pm Kinhin (slow walking... Read more »
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Weekday Morning Program 6:30 am
Weekday Morning Program
Aug 4 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During summer term and winter term, we offer open morning zazen from 6:30 to 7:30, followed by a short chanting service. All is open – come in when you wish, leave when you need to.... Read more »
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Weekday Morning Program 6:30 am
Weekday Morning Program
Aug 5 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During summer term and winter term, we offer open morning zazen from 6:30 to 7:30, followed by a short chanting service. All is open – come in when you wish, leave when you need to.... Read more »
Refuge Recovery 7:00 pm
Refuge Recovery
Aug 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Refuge Recovery @ Sodo | Portland | Oregon | United States
Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed... Read more »
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Zazenkai 5:00 am
Zazenkai
Aug 6 @ 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... Read more »
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Sunday Morning Program 8:30 am
Sunday Morning Program
Aug 7 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Following revised guidelines from the CDC and OHA, we no longer require pre-registration for Sundays. The attendance cap has been lowered to 30 people, all welcome. If we overflow, there is seating in the dining... Read more »
Prison Support Group 12:00 pm
Prison Support Group
Aug 7 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Dharma Rain Zen Center facilitates a monthly support group primarily for prison grads making the transition into life “outside.” This group meets the first Sunday of each month. The group is open to prison grads... Read more »
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Weekday Morning Program 6:30 am
Weekday Morning Program
Aug 10 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During summer term and winter term, we offer open morning zazen from 6:30 to 7:30, followed by a short chanting service. All is open – come in when you wish, leave when you need to.... Read more »
Wednesday Work Practice 9:30 am
Wednesday Work Practice
Aug 10 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
On Wednesdays, we invite sangha members in to work on the property. This is a great opportunity to contribute and also to get to know other sangha members in a casual setting. In the summer,... Read more »
Wednesday Evening Discussion 7:00 pm
Wednesday Evening Discussion
Aug 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
During the summer, Wednesday evenings alternate between two formats. This evening we will be following Format B (Discussion). (Alternate weeks will be a double sit.) 7-7:10pm Evening Service (Fukanzazengi) 7:10-7:40pm Zazen 7:40-7:50pm Break 7:50 ~... Read more »
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Weekday Morning Program 6:30 am
Weekday Morning Program
Aug 11 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During summer term and winter term, we offer open morning zazen from 6:30 to 7:30, followed by a short chanting service. All is open – come in when you wish, leave when you need to.... Read more »
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Weekday Morning Program 6:30 am
Weekday Morning Program
Aug 12 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During summer term and winter term, we offer open morning zazen from 6:30 to 7:30, followed by a short chanting service. All is open – come in when you wish, leave when you need to.... Read more »
Refuge Recovery 7:00 pm
Refuge Recovery
Aug 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Refuge Recovery @ Sodo | Portland | Oregon | United States
Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed... Read more »
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Weekday Morning Program 6:30 am
Weekday Morning Program
Aug 13 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During summer term and winter term, we offer open morning zazen from 6:30 to 7:30, followed by a short chanting service. All is open – come in when you wish, leave when you need to.... Read more »
Garden Care 9:30 am
Garden Care
Aug 13 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Think of a garden: what do you see? Flowers? Vegetables? Green? Color? Arbors and arches, or perfectly grouped kitchen herbs? Think of a garden: what do you feel? Peaceful? Relaxed? Excited? Amused? What is a... Read more »
7-Up Group 10:00 am
7-Up Group
Aug 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Designed to address the needs of senior practitioners in the community, this monthly discussion group is open to DRZC members who have had at least seven years of practice in a meditation tradition. Not all... Read more »
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Sunday Morning Program 8:30 am
Sunday Morning Program
Aug 14 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Following revised guidelines from the CDC and OHA, we no longer require pre-registration for Sundays. The attendance cap has been lowered to 30 people, all welcome. If we overflow, there is seating in the dining... Read more »
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Dharma Council Meeting 7:00 pm
Dharma Council Meeting
Aug 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Dharma Council meets once a month on Thursdays. The Dharma Council primarily focuses on how the teachings of the Dharma are presented at Dharma Rain. Members are welcome to attend meetings and bring issues... Read more »
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Cultivating the Way
Cultivating the Way
Aug 17 – Aug 21 all-day
Cultivating the Way @ Farm Retreat | Blachly | Oregon | United States
This silent Zen retreat offers an experience of intimacy with nature, with the other than human world, and ultimately, our own Buddha nature. How does the natural world, the tame and the wild, bring forth... Read more »
Weekday Morning Program 6:30 am
Weekday Morning Program
Aug 17 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During summer term and winter term, we offer open morning zazen from 6:30 to 7:30, followed by a short chanting service. All is open – come in when you wish, leave when you need to.... Read more »
Wednesday Work Practice 9:30 am
Wednesday Work Practice
Aug 17 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
On Wednesdays, we invite sangha members in to work on the property. This is a great opportunity to contribute and also to get to know other sangha members in a casual setting. In the summer,... Read more »
Wednesday Evening Double Sit 7:00 pm
Wednesday Evening Double Sit
Aug 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
During the summer, Wednesday evenings alternate between two formats. This evening we will be following Format A (Double Sit). (Alternate Wednesdays will include a discussion.) 7-7:10pm Evening Service (Fukanzazengi) 7:10-7:40pm Zazen 7:40-7:50pm Kinhin (slow walking... Read more »
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Weekday Morning Program 6:30 am
Weekday Morning Program
Aug 18 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During summer term and winter term, we offer open morning zazen from 6:30 to 7:30, followed by a short chanting service. All is open – come in when you wish, leave when you need to.... Read more »
Awakening to Whiteness 7:00 pm
Awakening to Whiteness
Aug 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The third series of Awakening to Whiteness will begin on June 23 and run about once a month until November 3. This series focuses on awareness about the effects of whiteness both systemically and individually... Read more »
Board Meeting 7:00 pm
Board Meeting
Aug 18 @ 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 the Board  ahead of the meeting; they will send you a Zoom link so that... Read more »
Intro to Zen Meditation 7:00 pm
Intro to Zen Meditation
Aug 18 @ 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.... Read more »
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Weekday Morning Program 6:30 am
Weekday Morning Program
Aug 19 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During summer term and winter term, we offer open morning zazen from 6:30 to 7:30, followed by a short chanting service. All is open – come in when you wish, leave when you need to.... Read more »
Refuge Recovery 7:00 pm
Refuge Recovery
Aug 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Refuge Recovery @ Sodo | Portland | Oregon | United States
Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed... Read more »
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Weekday Morning Program 6:30 am
Weekday Morning Program
Aug 20 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During summer term and winter term, we offer open morning zazen from 6:30 to 7:30, followed by a short chanting service. All is open – come in when you wish, leave when you need to.... Read more »
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Sunday Morning Program 8:30 am
Sunday Morning Program
Aug 21 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Following revised guidelines from the CDC and OHA, we no longer require pre-registration for Sundays. The attendance cap has been lowered to 30 people, all welcome. If we overflow, there is seating in the dining... Read more »
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Wednesday Work Practice 9:30 am
Wednesday Work Practice
Aug 24 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
On Wednesdays, we invite sangha members in to work on the property. This is a great opportunity to contribute and also to get to know other sangha members in a casual setting. In the summer,... Read more »
Wednesday Evening Discussion 7:00 pm
Wednesday Evening Discussion
Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
During the summer, Wednesday evenings alternate between two formats. This evening we will be following Format B (Discussion). (Alternate weeks will be a double sit.) 7-7:10pm Evening Service (Fukanzazengi) 7:10-7:40pm Zazen 7:40-7:50pm Break 7:50 ~... Read more »
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Refuge Recovery 7:00 pm
Refuge Recovery
Aug 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Refuge Recovery @ Sodo | Portland | Oregon | United States
Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed... Read more »
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Sunday Morning Program 8:30 am
Sunday Morning Program
Aug 28 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Following revised guidelines from the CDC and OHA, we no longer require pre-registration for Sundays. The attendance cap has been lowered to 30 people, all welcome. If we overflow, there is seating in the dining... Read more »
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Weekday Morning Program 6:30 am
Weekday Morning Program
Aug 31 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During summer term and winter term, we offer open morning zazen from 6:30 to 7:30, followed by a short chanting service. All is open – come in when you wish, leave when you need to.... Read more »
Wednesday Work Practice 9:30 am
Wednesday Work Practice
Aug 31 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
On Wednesdays, we invite sangha members in to work on the property. This is a great opportunity to contribute and also to get to know other sangha members in a casual setting. In the summer,... Read more »
Wednesday Evening Double Sit 7:00 pm
Wednesday Evening Double Sit
Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
During the summer, Wednesday evenings alternate between two formats. This evening we will be following Format A (Double Sit). (Alternate Wednesdays will include a discussion.) 7-7:10pm Evening Service (Fukanzazengi) 7:10-7:40pm Zazen 7:40-7:50pm Kinhin (slow walking... Read more »

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