For more detailed information on an event, including location or registration information, click on the event on the calendar below. For an overview of the Liturgical Year and list of dates for the upcoming year, click here.

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Aug 1 @ 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
Aug 1 @ 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
Aug 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 »
Refuge Recovery 7:00 pm
Refuge Recovery
Aug 2 @ 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
Aug 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 »
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Sunday Program 8:30 am
Sunday Program
Aug 4 @ 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 »
Prison Group 11:45 am
Prison Group
Aug 4 @ 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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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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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Aug 7 @ 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 »
Service and Zazen – Discussion 7:00 pm
Service and Zazen – Discussion
Aug 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The schedule for discussion nights is: 7-7:10pm Evening Service (Fukanzazengi) 7:10-7:40pm Zazen 7:40-7:50pm Announcements 7:50~8:30-9pm Discussion After discussion: Vespers List of discussion topics and leaders: June 12 – Kosen – Bumper Sticker Dharma June 26... Read more »
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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Aug 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 »
Seminary: Daily Liturgy 7:00 pm
Seminary: Daily Liturgy
Aug 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
See more information about the Seminary program, including how to apply and register. Bukkai and Teijin will be teaching this cohort-based independent study that meets three Thursdays: June 6 , July 11, and August 8.... Read more »
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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Aug 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 »
Refuge Recovery 7:00 pm
Refuge Recovery
Aug 9 @ 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 10 @ 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 »
7-Up Group 10:00 am
7-Up Group
Aug 10 @ 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 »
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Sunday Program 8:30 am
Sunday Program
Aug 11 @ 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 »
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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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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Aug 14 @ 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 »
Service and Zazen 7:00 pm
Service and Zazen
Aug 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The schedule for this evening is: 7-7:10pm Evening Service (Fukanzazengi) 7:10-7:40pm Zazen 7:40-7:50pm Kinhin 7:50-8:20pm Zazen 8:20pm VespersShare this:TweetPrintEmail
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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Aug 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 »
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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Aug 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 »
Refuge Recovery 7:00 pm
Refuge Recovery
Aug 16 @ 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
Aug 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 »
DEI Forum 10:00 am
DEI Forum
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The third in a series of forums on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) is scheduled for Saturday August 17,  10-12pm in the Sodo. The Dharma Rain Board and the Dharma Council received the DEI report... Read more »
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Sunday Program 8:30 am
Sunday Program
Aug 18 @ 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 »
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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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Service and Zazen – Discussion 7:00 pm
Service and Zazen – Discussion
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The schedule for discussion nights is: 7-7:10pm Evening Service (Fukanzazengi) 7:10-7:40pm Zazen 7:40-7:50pm Announcements 7:50~8:30-9pm Discussion After discussion: Vespers List of discussion topics and leaders: June 12 – Kosen – Bumper Sticker Dharma June 26... Read more »
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Board Meeting 7:00 pm
Board Meeting
Aug 22 @ 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
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Refuge Recovery 7:00 pm
Refuge Recovery
Aug 23 @ 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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Starting a Practice 1:30 pm
Starting a Practice
Aug 24 @ 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 »
25
Sunday Program 8:30 am
Sunday Program
Aug 25 @ 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 »
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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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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Aug 28 @ 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 »
Service and Zazen 7:00 pm
Service and Zazen
Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The schedule for this evening is: 7-7:10pm Evening Service (Fukanzazengi) 7:10-7:40pm Zazen 7:40-7:50pm Kinhin 7:50-8:20pm Zazen 8:20pm VespersShare this:TweetPrintEmail
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Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Zazen and Service
Aug 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 »
Intro to Zen Meditation 7:00 pm
Intro to Zen Meditation
Aug 29 @ 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
Aug 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 »
Refuge Recovery 7:00 pm
Refuge Recovery
Aug 30 @ 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
Aug 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 »

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