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Temple Closed End of Year
Temple Closed End of Year
Dec 16 2019 – Jan 1 2020 all-day
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New Year’s Eve Celebration 7:00 pm
New Year’s Eve Celebration
Dec 31 2019 @ 7:00 pm – Jan 1 2020 @ 12:30 am
t is a longstanding tradition for ZCO and Dharma Rain Sanghas to come together in fellowship and practice, as the world turns another year. Join us for an evening of intention, awareness and celebration. The... Read more »
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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Jan 2 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During summer and winter practice periods, 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... Read more »
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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Jan 3 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During summer and winter practice periods, 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... Read more »
Refuge Recovery 7:00 pm
Refuge Recovery
Jan 3 @ 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
Jan 4 @ 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 »
Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Jan 4 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During summer and winter practice periods, 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... Read more »
7-Up Group 10:00 am
7-Up Group
Jan 4 @ 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... Read more »
Disciple Gathering 7:00 pm
Disciple Gathering
Jan 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Disciples meet every other month to check in with each other and discuss issues relevant to our practice and temple issues. Limited to Lay and Monk Disciples.Share this:TweetPrintEmail
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Sunday Program 8:30 am
Sunday Program
Jan 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 11:45am Community Lunch for all All are welcome. The Sodo... Read more »
Dharma School 9:30 am
Dharma School
Jan 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
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Shuso Installation 10:00 am
Shuso Installation
Jan 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
During this Sunday morning service the new Shuso will be installed.  It is a short ceremony marking the new term.Share this:TweetPrintEmail
Prison Group 11:45 am
Prison Group
Jan 5 @ 11:45 am – 1:45 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. DRZC serves lunch after Sunday services beginning... Read more »
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Recovery Dharma 7:00 pm
Recovery Dharma
Jan 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Recovery Dharma @ Sodo | Portland | Oregon | United States
 Recovery Dharma welcomes anyone who is looking to heal from addiction and addictive behavior, whether it’s caused by substance use or process addictions like codependency, gambling, eating disorders, relationships, technology, or any obsessive or habitual... Read more »
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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Jan 8 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During summer and winter practice periods, 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... Read more »
Zazen and Service 7:00 pm
Zazen and Service
Jan 8 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
The schedule on Wednesday evenings is: 7-7:10pm Evening Service (Kyojukaimon until February 12; Fukanzazengi beginning February 26) 7:10-7:40pm Zazen 7:40-7:50pm Informal Tea and announcements 7:50~9pm Evening Class 9pm VespersShare this:TweetPrintEmail
Wednesday Class: Precepts 7:45 pm
Wednesday Class: Precepts
Jan 8 @ 7:45 pm – 9:00 pm
This class is about the 16 Bodhisattva Precepts, the ethical guidelines of Zen practice. We will discuss both the theory and practice of working with the precepts, as well as how precepts can provide a... Read more »
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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Jan 9 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During summer and winter practice periods, 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... Read more »
Intro to Zen Meditation 7:00 pm
Intro to Zen Meditation
Jan 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.... Read more »
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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Jan 10 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During summer and winter practice periods, 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... Read more »
Refuge Recovery 7:00 pm
Refuge Recovery
Jan 10 @ 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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Kanzeon Festival 8:30 am
Kanzeon Festival
Jan 11 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
The Kanzeon Festival is a rigorous ritual designed to raise great compassionate vigor, and determination. Durning the course of three sittings the Special Kanzeon service is done three times. Please come and join us for... Read more »
Starting a Practice 1:30 pm
Starting a Practice
Jan 11 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
The Starting a Practice workshop emphasizes how to cultivate insight by looking at our own actions in the light of the Buddhist Precepts, the importance of compassion, and how the principles of meditation apply to... Read more »
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Sunday Program 8:30 am
Sunday Program
Jan 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 11:45am Community Lunch for all All are welcome. The Sodo... Read more »
Awakening To Whiteness: Using the Dharma to Dismantle Oppression 12:30 pm
Awakening To Whiteness: Using the Dharma to Dismantle Oppression
Jan 12 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
  “AWAKENING TO WHITENESS: USING THE DHARMA TO DISMANTLE OPPRESSION” is an open-source curriculum designed to help white people explore the elements that have had the effect of conditioning and distorting our perception of reality... Read more »
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Recovery Dharma 7:00 pm
Recovery Dharma
Jan 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Recovery Dharma @ Sodo | Portland | Oregon | United States
 Recovery Dharma welcomes anyone who is looking to heal from addiction and addictive behavior, whether it’s caused by substance use or process addictions like codependency, gambling, eating disorders, relationships, technology, or any obsessive or habitual... Read more »
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Wisdom Sutras 7:00 pm
Wisdom Sutras
Jan 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Wisdom Sutras @ Sodo | Portland | Oregon | United States
Wisdom Sutras The Spring 2020 Seminary class is on the Wisdom Sutras, which include the Perfection of Wisdom in 8,000 Lines, the Diamond Sutra, and the Heart Sutra. It meets ten Tuesday evenings from 7:00... Read more »
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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Jan 15 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During summer and winter practice periods, 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... Read more »
Zazen and Service 7:00 pm
Zazen and Service
Jan 15 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
The schedule on Wednesday evenings is: 7-7:10pm Evening Service (Kyojukaimon until February 12; Fukanzazengi beginning February 26) 7:10-7:40pm Zazen 7:40-7:50pm Informal Tea and announcements 7:50~9pm Evening Class 9pm VespersShare this:TweetPrintEmail
Wednesday Class: Precepts 7:45 pm
Wednesday Class: Precepts
Jan 15 @ 7:45 pm – 9:00 pm
This class is about the 16 Bodhisattva Precepts, the ethical guidelines of Zen practice. We will discuss both the theory and practice of working with the precepts, as well as how precepts can provide a... Read more »
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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Jan 16 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During summer and winter practice periods, 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... Read more »
Cultivating Compassion Workshop 7:00 pm
Cultivating Compassion Workshop
Jan 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Feel caught by a sense of isolation or anxiety? Want to develop your ability to relate to others and your own self with more warmth and authenticity? This 2-hr workshop will help you access compassion in... Read more »
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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Jan 17 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During summer and winter practice periods, 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... Read more »
Refuge Recovery 7:00 pm
Refuge Recovery
Jan 17 @ 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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Beginners Day Retreat 8:30 am
Beginners Day Retreat
Jan 18 @ 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... Read more »
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Sunday Program 8:30 am
Sunday Program
Jan 19 @ 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 11:45am Community Lunch for all All are welcome. The Sodo... Read more »
Dharma School 9:30 am
Dharma School
Jan 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
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Recovery Dharma 7:00 pm
Recovery Dharma
Jan 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Recovery Dharma @ Sodo | Portland | Oregon | United States
 Recovery Dharma welcomes anyone who is looking to heal from addiction and addictive behavior, whether it’s caused by substance use or process addictions like codependency, gambling, eating disorders, relationships, technology, or any obsessive or habitual... Read more »
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Wisdom Sutras 7:00 pm
Wisdom Sutras
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Wisdom Sutras @ Sodo | Portland | Oregon | United States
Wisdom Sutras The Spring 2020 Seminary class is on the Wisdom Sutras, which include the Perfection of Wisdom in 8,000 Lines, the Diamond Sutra, and the Heart Sutra. It meets ten Tuesday evenings from 7:00... Read more »
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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Jan 22 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During summer and winter practice periods, 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... Read more »
Zazen and Service 7:00 pm
Zazen and Service
Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
The schedule on Wednesday evenings is: 7-7:10pm Evening Service (Kyojukaimon until February 12; Fukanzazengi beginning February 26) 7:10-7:40pm Zazen 7:40-7:50pm Informal Tea and announcements 7:50~9pm Evening Class 9pm VespersShare this:TweetPrintEmail
Wednesday Class: Precepts 7:45 pm
Wednesday Class: Precepts
Jan 22 @ 7:45 pm – 9:00 pm
This class is about the 16 Bodhisattva Precepts, the ethical guidelines of Zen practice. We will discuss both the theory and practice of working with the precepts, as well as how precepts can provide a... Read more »
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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Jan 23 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During summer and winter practice periods, 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... Read more »
Intro to Zen Meditation 7:00 pm
Intro to Zen Meditation
Jan 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.... Read more »
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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Jan 24 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During summer and winter practice periods, 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... Read more »
Refuge Recovery 7:00 pm
Refuge Recovery
Jan 24 @ 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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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Jan 25 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During summer and winter practice periods, 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... Read more »
Half-day Zazenkai 1:30 pm
Half-day Zazenkai
Jan 25 @ 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm
This four-hour Zazenkai provides a welcoming space especially designed for elders and others who feel the need for less rigorous form and yet want to do serious Zen practice. The schedule will include about 3... Read more »
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Sunday Program 8:30 am
Sunday Program
Jan 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 11:45am Community Lunch for all All are welcome. The Sodo... Read more »
Library Open 11:30 am
Library Open
Jan 26 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
On the first Sunday of the month volunteers from the Doaren program will be staffing the library.  You are welcome from 11:45am-2pm.Share this:TweetPrintEmail
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Recovery Dharma 7:00 pm
Recovery Dharma
Jan 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Recovery Dharma @ Sodo | Portland | Oregon | United States
 Recovery Dharma welcomes anyone who is looking to heal from addiction and addictive behavior, whether it’s caused by substance use or process addictions like codependency, gambling, eating disorders, relationships, technology, or any obsessive or habitual... Read more »
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Wisdom Sutras 7:00 pm
Wisdom Sutras
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Wisdom Sutras @ Sodo | Portland | Oregon | United States
Wisdom Sutras The Spring 2020 Seminary class is on the Wisdom Sutras, which include the Perfection of Wisdom in 8,000 Lines, the Diamond Sutra, and the Heart Sutra. It meets ten Tuesday evenings from 7:00... Read more »
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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Jan 29 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During summer and winter practice periods, 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... Read more »
Zazen and Service 7:00 pm
Zazen and Service
Jan 29 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
The schedule on Wednesday evenings is: 7-7:10pm Evening Service (Kyojukaimon until February 12; Fukanzazengi beginning February 26) 7:10-7:40pm Zazen 7:40-7:50pm Informal Tea and announcements 7:50~9pm Evening Class 9pm VespersShare this:TweetPrintEmail
Wednesday Class: Precepts 7:45 pm
Wednesday Class: Precepts
Jan 29 @ 7:45 pm – 9:00 pm
This class is about the 16 Bodhisattva Precepts, the ethical guidelines of Zen practice. We will discuss both the theory and practice of working with the precepts, as well as how precepts can provide a... Read more »
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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Jan 30 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During summer and winter practice periods, 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... Read more »
Board Meeting 7:00 pm
Board Meeting
Jan 30 @ 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. The first 10 minutes of each meeting are open for... Read more »
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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Jan 31 @ 6:30 am – 7:45 am
During summer and winter practice periods, 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... Read more »
Refuge Recovery 7:00 pm
Refuge Recovery
Jan 31 @ 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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