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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

Another Milestone!
Posted Saturday, April 23rd, 2016 | Sacramento Dharma Center

A significant event in the development of Sacramento Dharma Center went without a hitch Thursday evening when our application for our Conditional Use Permit for 3111 Wissemann Drive was passed unanimously by the City Planning Commission. Thanks to the excellent… Read more »


We’re in the Home Stretch!
Posted Saturday, April 16th, 2016 | Sacramento Dharma Center

“This is an exciting moment for all of us as we see our collective vision becoming a reality,” said Susan Orr, our president. “If all goes well, we will be able to quickly address immediate concerns and work with all… Read more »


Visitors flock to Open House!
Posted Friday, March 18th, 2016 | Sacramento Dharma Center

“At first, we felt so delighted to welcome people to the Open House. But gradually the ones we welcomed became welcomers, and it was just all of us, together, right here!” Tours, posters asking for creative uses of the space,… Read more »