Posts Categorized: Sacramento Dharma Center

Winter News & Year End Gift Match

Visitors to the Sanctuary have had the opportunity this month to practice in the cold like Zen masters of old. The room’s antiquated rooftop heating unit has been working one minute and not the next, making scarves and heavy jackets… Read more »

Welcome to Family Sangha

Coming together on Sunday December 11th, 10:30 – 12:30. If you have children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, or young friends with whom you’d love to share the path of kindness and mindfulness – please bring them and stay for the adult… Read more »

Generosity is our Foundation

Sacramento Dharma Center is created by dana, or generosity – your generosity. We all benefit from your dana of service and funding. From the founding donors to SDC’s initial Capital Campaign, to volunteers who rake, dig, blow, sweep, and mulch… Read more »

The Sunday after Thanksgiving is a Work Day!

What a wonderful opportunity for us to offer dana for our Dharma Center! Part of our shared practice is working with ‘what is’.  Within this turbulent world, we are fortunate, my friends, to have a Dharma Center as part of… Read more »

Sacramento Dharma Center Dedication

Sunday, November 6, 2016 ~ from 1:00-3:00 Sustaining Sangha members are invited to the once-in-a-lifetime Sangha Dedication and Celebration of opening our Dharma Center, come and participate as each sangha creates a dedication of our sanctuary and shared space, inside… Read more »

We Have Been Busy

Arriving home: Move-in, storage, and first gatherings have taken shape for Valley Streams Zen Sangha and Sacramento Buddhist Meditation Group in October. We look forward to Sacramento Insight Meditation’s first night at SDC on November 3rd. Work in progress: SBMG… Read more »

Your Dharma Center is now fully open!!

The Board of Sacramento Dharma Center is delighted and profoundly grateful to announce, that on October 12th the Center received the City of Sacramento’s Certificate of Occupancy that allows gatherings in excess of fifty (50). Although smaller groups had begun… Read more »

We’re moving in…soon!

With a flurry of volunteer activity getting the Dharma Center clear and clean, our Founding Sanghas are now arranging for trucking and schlepping their supplies, and setting up house at SDC. There is leave-taking of our familiar Dharma homes at… Read more »

Impermanence: Transitions at SDC

We have seen comings and goings over the last few weeks at Sacramento Dharma Center, evidence of both impermanence and progress. The issuance of the City Building Permit on August 10th, the arrival of 80 new chairs, the removal of… Read more »

Ailing English Oak Removed & Turned to Mulch

After much investigation, the first of several unhealthy trees on the grounds of Sacramento Dharma Center was felled this week. Visitors will see that the tree is being ground to chips, a procedure that destroys the infestation and transforms the… Read more »