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Tuesday Evening Study

Class is from 8-9pm Pacific Time, after zazen and a short break (you can arrive or leave any time). Click here to view the practice schedule.

You are welcome to join our class series for free at any time, at any point in the series, and there is no need to register.

Note: Study Schedule is subject to change – check back here for updates! Click Here for our Event Calendar.

Missed a Class? Classes and Dharma Talks are almost always recorded; click here for recordings.

Annual Precept Study

Every year, we study the Bodhisattva Precepts. Please join us! This series occurs every Tuesday (except for Sesshin, on April 23rd) between March 5 and our June 2nd Jukai ceremony (12 classes total) and is led by Sangha members who have received Jukai.

Learn more about what it means to take the precepts by clicking here.

Upcoming Study Schedule:
  • March 5th ~ Precepts 1: Precepts as Practice in Our Lineage ~ The Buddhist Moral Precepts as a Practice for Studying the Buddha Way
  • March 12 ~ Precepts 2: Three Refuges and Karma Verse & Three Pure Precepts ~ Precept Study Guide from Dharma Rain Zen Center – Page 1-12
  • March 19th ~ Precepts 3: Do Not Kill ~ Chapter 1
  • March 26th ~  Precepts 4: Do Not Steal ~ Chapter 2
  • April 2nd ~ Precepts 5: Do Not Misuse Sexuality ~ Chapter 3
  • April 9th ~ Precepts 6: Do Not Speak Dishonestly ~ Chapter 4
  • April 16th ~ Precepts 7: Do Not Become Intoxicated ~ Chapter 5
  • April 23rd ~ SESSHIN – Regular Class, no precept class
  • April 30th ~ Precepts 8: Do Not Dwell on Past Mistakes ~ Chapter 6
  • May 7th ~ Precepts 9: Do Not Praise Self or Blame Others ~ Chapter 7
  • May 14th ~ Precepts 10: Do Not Be Mean With Dharma or Wealth ~ Chapter 8
  • May 21st ~ Precepts 11: Do Not Indulge Anger ~ Chapter 9
  • May 28th ~  Precepts 12: Do Not Defame the Three Treasures ~ Chapter 10
Sunday, June 2, 2024 Jukai Ceremony