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 Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Weekday Morning Zazen and Service
Jul 1 @ 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 chanting service. 6:30-7:30 Zazen (posture adjustment at 7:00) 7:30 Short Morning Service Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84732310740?pwd=eDdsVDhrSmNjcGsvTDhIQnV3VlJCQT09  ... Read more »
Starting a Practice 7:00 pm
Starting a Practice
Jul 1 @ 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 forms used at Dharma Rain, including an explanation of... Read more »
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Weekday Morning Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Weekday Morning Zazen and Service
Jul 2 @ 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 chanting service. 6:30-7:30 Zazen (posture adjustment at 7:00) 7:30 Short Morning Service Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84732310740?pwd=eDdsVDhrSmNjcGsvTDhIQnV3VlJCQT09  ... Read more »
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Weekday Morning Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Weekday Morning Zazen and Service
Jul 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 chanting service. 6:30-7:30 Zazen (posture adjustment at 7:00) 7:30 Short Morning Service Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84732310740?pwd=eDdsVDhrSmNjcGsvTDhIQnV3VlJCQT09  ... Read more »
Garden Work Practice 9:00 am
Garden Work Practice
Jul 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
With the help of volunteers, Dharma Rain grows fruit, vegetables, and herbs for the temple’s kitchen as well as for donation to a local food pantry. We also tend ornamental and native plants to create... Read more »
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Temple Closed
Temple Closed
Jul 4 all-day
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Mindfulness Hike 3:30 pm
Mindfulness Hike
Jul 4 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Mindfulness Hike @ Powell Butte (see below)
Join sangha members for this two-hour mindfulness hike. We will hike together silently on Powell Butte’s forested and mountain-top meadow trails that feature expansive views on clear days. The hike is a gentle four-mile loop... Read more »
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Weekday Morning Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Weekday Morning Zazen and Service
Jul 7 @ 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 chanting service. 6:30-7:30 Zazen (posture adjustment at 7:00) 7:30 Short Morning Service Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84732310740?pwd=eDdsVDhrSmNjcGsvTDhIQnV3VlJCQT09  ... Read more »
Wednesday Evening Program 7:00 pm
Wednesday Evening Program
Jul 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
During the summer, Wednesday evenings alternate between two formats. This evening we will be following Format B (Discussion). 7-7:10pm Evening Service (Fukanzazengi) 7:10-7:40pm Zazen 7:40-7:50pm Break 7:50 ~ 8:30-9pm Discussion led by a senior member... Read more »
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Weekday Morning Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Weekday Morning Zazen and Service
Jul 8 @ 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 chanting service. 6:30-7:30 Zazen (posture adjustment at 7:00) 7:30 Short Morning Service Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84732310740?pwd=eDdsVDhrSmNjcGsvTDhIQnV3VlJCQT09  ... Read more »
Dharma Council Meeting 7:00 pm
Dharma Council Meeting
Jul 8 @ 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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Weekday Morning Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Weekday Morning Zazen and Service
Jul 9 @ 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 chanting service. 6:30-7:30 Zazen (posture adjustment at 7:00) 7:30 Short Morning Service Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84732310740?pwd=eDdsVDhrSmNjcGsvTDhIQnV3VlJCQT09  ... Read more »
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Weekday Morning Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Weekday Morning Zazen and Service
Jul 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 chanting service. 6:30-7:30 Zazen (posture adjustment at 7:00) 7:30 Short Morning Service Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84732310740?pwd=eDdsVDhrSmNjcGsvTDhIQnV3VlJCQT09  ... Read more »
Garden Work Practice 9:00 am
Garden Work Practice
Jul 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
With the help of volunteers, Dharma Rain grows fruit, vegetables, and herbs for the temple’s kitchen as well as for donation to a local food pantry. We also tend ornamental and native plants to create... Read more »
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Sunday Morning Program 8:30 am
Sunday Morning Program
Jul 11 @ 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 raised to 50 people, all welcome. Sunday Morning Schedule 8:30am Zazen (in-person sanzen only) 9-9:10... Read more »
Shuso Installation 10:00 am
Shuso Installation
Jul 11 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
During this Sunday morning service the new Shuso will be installed in a short ceremony.Share this:TweetPrintEmail
Online Prison Group 12:00 pm
Online Prison Group
Jul 11 @ 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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Wednesday Evening Program 7:00 pm
Wednesday Evening Program
Jul 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
During the summer, Wednesday evenings alternate between two formats. This evening we will be following Format B (Discussion). 7-7:10pm Evening Service (Fukanzazengi) 7:10-7:40pm Zazen 7:40-7:50pm Break 7:50 ~ 8:30-9pm Discussion led by a senior member... Read more »
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Garden Work Practice 9:00 am
Garden Work Practice
Jul 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
With the help of volunteers, Dharma Rain grows fruit, vegetables, and herbs for the temple’s kitchen as well as for donation to a local food pantry. We also tend ornamental and native plants to create... Read more »
7-Up Group 10:00 am
7-Up Group
Jul 17 @ 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 »
Seminary: Issues of Leadership – Cancelled 1:00 pm
Seminary: Issues of Leadership – Cancelled
Jul 17 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
This all-day workshop in two parts (plus pre- and post-assignments) covers ethics; team leadership skills; dynamics of power; diversity, equity, inclusion issues; mentoring and apprenticeship methods, and more. Students must have either completed the five... Read more »
Intro to Zen Meditation 1:30 pm
Intro to Zen Meditation
Jul 17 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 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 advance registration or previous... Read more »
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Sunday Morning Program 8:30 am
Sunday Morning Program
Jul 18 @ 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 raised to 50 people, all welcome. Sunday Morning Schedule 8:30am Zazen (in-person sanzen only) 9-9:10... Read more »
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Reopening Event 6:00 pm
Reopening Event
Jul 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
After a long year of masks, physical distancing, Zoom, and limited attendance, we’re getting ready to re-open and celebrate! We will do property tours and hang out and get reacquainted with each other and our space.... Read more »
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Weekday Morning Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Weekday Morning Zazen and Service
Jul 21 @ 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 chanting service. 6:30-7:30 Zazen (posture adjustment at 7:00) 7:30 Short Morning Service Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84732310740?pwd=eDdsVDhrSmNjcGsvTDhIQnV3VlJCQT09  ... Read more »
Wednesday Evening Program 7:00 pm
Wednesday Evening Program
Jul 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
During the summer, Wednesday evenings alternate between two formats. This evening we will be following Format B (Discussion). 7-7:10pm Evening Service (Fukanzazengi) 7:10-7:40pm Zazen 7:40-7:50pm Break 7:50 ~ 8:30-9pm Discussion led by a senior member... Read more »
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Weekday Morning Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Weekday Morning Zazen and Service
Jul 22 @ 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 chanting service. 6:30-7:30 Zazen (posture adjustment at 7:00) 7:30 Short Morning Service Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84732310740?pwd=eDdsVDhrSmNjcGsvTDhIQnV3VlJCQT09  ... Read more »
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Weekday Morning Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Weekday Morning Zazen and Service
Jul 23 @ 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 chanting service. 6:30-7:30 Zazen (posture adjustment at 7:00) 7:30 Short Morning Service Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84732310740?pwd=eDdsVDhrSmNjcGsvTDhIQnV3VlJCQT09  ... Read more »
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Weekday Morning Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Weekday Morning Zazen and Service
Jul 24 @ 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 chanting service. 6:30-7:30 Zazen (posture adjustment at 7:00) 7:30 Short Morning Service Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84732310740?pwd=eDdsVDhrSmNjcGsvTDhIQnV3VlJCQT09  ... Read more »
Garden Work Practice 9:00 am
Garden Work Practice
Jul 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
With the help of volunteers, Dharma Rain grows fruit, vegetables, and herbs for the temple’s kitchen as well as for donation to a local food pantry. We also tend ornamental and native plants to create... Read more »
Seminary: Issues of Leadership – Cancelled 9:00 am
Seminary: Issues of Leadership – Cancelled
Jul 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
This is the second part of the all-day workshop in two parts (plus pre- and post-assignments), which covers ethics; team leadership skills; dynamics of power; diversity, equity, inclusion issues; mentoring and apprenticeship methods, and more.... Read more »
Half-day Zazenkai 1:30 pm
Half-day Zazenkai
Jul 24 @ 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm
This will be an in person event with a Zoom option. In-person attendance is limited to 25 and you must be willing to follow the guidelines set up by the Health and safety Committee. This... Read more »
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Sunday Morning Program 8:30 am
Sunday Morning Program
Jul 25 @ 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 raised to 50 people, all welcome. Sunday Morning Schedule 8:30am Zazen (in-person sanzen only) 9-9:10... Read more »
Sutra Study 12:00 pm
Sutra Study
Jul 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
On the fourth Sunday of each month one of the transmitted teachers examines a different sutra.  Free and open to all. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88160779986?pwd=VENaM25GSG4wR2F3SGdjcEU4YzZZQT09 Share this:TweetPrintEmail
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Weekday Morning Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Weekday Morning Zazen and Service
Jul 28 @ 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 chanting service. 6:30-7:30 Zazen (posture adjustment at 7:00) 7:30 Short Morning Service Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84732310740?pwd=eDdsVDhrSmNjcGsvTDhIQnV3VlJCQT09  ... Read more »
Wednesday Evening Program 7:00 pm
Wednesday Evening Program
Jul 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
During the summer, Wednesday evenings alternate between two formats. This evening we will be following Format A (Double Sit). 7-7:10pm Evening Service (Fukanzazengi) 7:10-7:40pm Zazen 7:40-7:50pm Kinhin (slow walking meditation) 7:50-8:20pm Zazen 8:20-8:30pm Vespers Zoom... Read more »
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Weekday Morning Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Weekday Morning Zazen and Service
Jul 29 @ 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 chanting service. 6:30-7:30 Zazen (posture adjustment at 7:00) 7:30 Short Morning Service Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84732310740?pwd=eDdsVDhrSmNjcGsvTDhIQnV3VlJCQT09  ... Read more »
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Weekday Morning Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Weekday Morning Zazen and Service
Jul 30 @ 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 chanting service. 6:30-7:30 Zazen (posture adjustment at 7:00) 7:30 Short Morning Service Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84732310740?pwd=eDdsVDhrSmNjcGsvTDhIQnV3VlJCQT09  ... Read more »
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Weekday Morning Zazen and Service 6:30 am
Weekday Morning Zazen and Service
Jul 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 chanting service. 6:30-7:30 Zazen (posture adjustment at 7:00) 7:30 Short Morning Service Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84732310740?pwd=eDdsVDhrSmNjcGsvTDhIQnV3VlJCQT09  ... Read more »
Garden Work Practice 9:00 am
Garden Work Practice
Jul 31 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
With the help of volunteers, Dharma Rain grows fruit, vegetables, and herbs for the temple’s kitchen as well as for donation to a local food pantry. We also tend ornamental and native plants to create... Read more »
Just Desserts 4:00 pm
Just Desserts
Jul 31 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Just Desserts @ Sodo and Dharma Rain Property | Portland | Oregon | United States
Come join us for Just Desserts, just for fun. After this last year and a half of restrictions, we deserve to enjoy ourselves with special party desserts, fresh fruit, and refreshing cold beverages. Our talented... Read more »

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