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  • As the Buddha was walking with the congregation, he pointed to the ground with his finger and said, ‘This spot is good to build a sanctuary.’

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  • As the Buddha was walking with the congregation, he pointed to the ground with his finger and said, ‘This spot is good to build a sanctuary.’

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  • As the Buddha was walking with the congregation, he pointed to the ground with his finger and said, ‘This spot is good to build a sanctuary.’

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The Vision

SDC aspires to create a sanctuary and community practice center where Buddhist meditation groups (sanghas) practice, following their diverse traditions, and offer programs, classes and retreats under one roof.

Mission Statement

Sustaining Sanghas

The Sustaining Sanghas are Sacramento Buddhist Meditation Group, Valley Streams Zen Sangha, and Sacramento Insight Meditation, they have common roots and have worked together for six years on this project.

Sustaining Sanghas

The Organization

Sacramento Dharma Center is a California Charitable 501(c)(3) Corporation created to develop and maintain a dedicated space, and provide support for, meditation­based Buddhist groups in the Sacramento area.

Meet Our Board

News & Updates

Things are hopping !
Posted Sunday, July 17th, 2016 | Sacramento Dharma Center

May our efforts to create Sacramento Dharma Center be of benefit in countless ways! Many of us have felt rocked by the barrage of events this summer that divide our human family. If ever there was a time to establish… Read more »


Creating a home, Welcoming to All…
Posted Saturday, June 4th, 2016 | Sacramento Dharma Center

Your Sacramento Dharma Center Board is doing the work of readying the Center to be welcoming and comfortable for all who come to develop and deepen their practice. Before our three Sustaining Sanghas – Sacramento Buddhist Meditation Group; Sacramento Insight… Read more »


We have the keys to our home!
Posted Friday, May 20th, 2016 | Sacramento Dharma Center

Take a long slow deep breath and join with us in celebrating – Sacramento Dharma Center is a physical reality! A building, a large tree shaded yard, room to be and room to grow enriching our own Sanghas and their… Read more »