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October 2017

Morning Meditation with Jerry Simkins

October 4 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
Sacramento Dharma Center Building, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Morning Meditation with Jerry Simkins All are welcome to this open sitting for anyone interested in starting their morning out by sitting with others. The session involves a 40-45 minute sitting, a limited about of meditation guidance, and a few comments at the end of the sitting to set a theme for moving into the world and your daily activities.

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*Sit & Dharma Talk – Rich Howard – Uposatha: Deepening Practice

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Sacramento Dharma Center Building, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Uposatha: Deepening Practice Sit, Dharma Talk, Chanting and Further Practice with SIM Community Mentor Rich Howard Since the time of the historical Buddha, the days of the full moon and new moon have been special days (and nights!) for Buddhist practice. Laypeople living near a monastery might visit, bring offerings, and stay to listen to a dharma talk and meditate with the monks or nuns. If they cannot participate at a monastery, laypeople can still deepen their practice by meditating for…

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Family Sangha

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sacramento Dharma Center Building, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Family Sangha meetings are held 10 am – noon on the second Sunday of the month. Family Sangha welcomes those who want to develop dharma practice in a family setting—parents, grandparents, uncles, aunts, and more. We offer indoor and outdoor activities for children, expressing values of the Buddha way: compassion, curiosity, generosity, kindness, and mindfulness. Adults have time for meditation, play, and discussion. Please bring snacks, clothes suitable for outdoor play, and remain on the premises for the entire session…

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Buddhist Recovery Group

October 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sacramento Dharma Center Building, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Our Buddhist Recovery Group meets every Monday evening. For additional information, visit the 12 Step Sangha page at http://sactoinsight.org/activities/practice-opportunities/12-step-sangha/

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Beginning Meditation Class (6 week course)

October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Sacramento Dharma Center Building, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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This class is part of a six week meditation course offered twice a year. Registration for this course  opened on July 15, 2017.  For course details and to add your name to the waitlist, click here. NOTICE: Walk-in registrations are not available since the course registrar provides follow-up course information required prior to this first class meeting.  

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Morning Meditation with Laura Rosenthal

October 11 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
Sacramento Dharma Center Building, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Morning Meditation with Laura Rosenthal All are welcome to this open sitting for anyone interested in starting their morning out by sitting with others. The session involves a 40-45 minute sitting, a limited about of meditation guidance, and a few comments at the end of the sitting to set a theme for moving into the world and your daily activities.

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*Sit & Dharma Talk – Dennis Warren – Non-Self – When What Is Not Present Helps Us Use What Is

October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Sacramento Dharma Center Building, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Non-Self – When What Is Not Present Helps Us Use What Is Sit & Dharma Talk with SIM Founding Teacher Dennis Warren. The principle that the absence of something can be as significant as the presence of something is a fundamental element of Buddhist practice. One of the more popular definitions of mindfulness expresses this as “moment to moment non-judgmental awareness.” Non-doing and non-clinging, among other qualities of mind, are considered core elements of an ethical and maturing practice. In…

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Buddhist Recovery Group

October 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sacramento Dharma Center Building, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Our Buddhist Recovery Group meets every Monday evening. For additional information, visit the 12 Step Sangha page at http://sactoinsight.org/activities/practice-opportunities/12-step-sangha/

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Beginning Meditation Class (2 of 6)

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Sacramento Dharma Center Building, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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This class is part of a six week meditation course offered twice a year. You must pre-register to the course before attending this class. For course details and to add your name to the class waitlist, click here. NOTE: Walk-in registrations are not available since the course registrar provides follow-up course information required prior to your first class meeting.

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Morning Meditation with Dennis Warren

October 18 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
Sacramento Dharma Center Building, 3111 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826 United States
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Morning Meditation with Dennis Warren All are welcome to this open sitting for anyone interested in starting their morning out by sitting with others. The session involves a 40-45 minute sitting, a limited about of meditation guidance, and a few comments at the end of the sitting to set a theme for moving into the world and your daily activities.

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