We offer these open times for friends to join in meditation and Dhamma teaching at the Vihara.
These times are opportunities open to all friends of Dhammadharini.
Dhamma Reflection followed by Dhamma Discussion + Q & A
(Possible to stay and ask personal Dhamma & meditation questions afterwards till 9 pm.)
Evening Chanting (short form)
20 mins Silent Sitting Meditation
Sutta Reading from a Discourse of the Buddhas (reading may be requested by participants or chosen by the teacher)
Discussion + Q & A
(Possible to stay and ask personal Dhamma and practice questions afterwards till 9 pm)
Is it possible to request the refuges and precepts at this time for who so wishes.
Email or phone the Vihara to reserve your day Mon-Sat.
check our on-line calendar to confirm dates).
Arrive around 10:30 am.
10:45 am - 11:00 am : Dana meal offering setup
11:00 am - Dana meal offering to Monastics
11:10 Anumodana (Refuges and Precepts if requested) followed by potluck meal for visitors
12:30 pm -1:00 pm - cleanup
After Clean up: Dhamma Reflection, Group Q & A and Dhamma Discussion time with the Bhikkhunis
Not a drop-in group.
We are looking for dedicated experienced Theravada (Vipassana) meditation practitioners to join this group on a regular basis.
Please contact Maryann Marks before joining the group,
Phone 707-322-2523 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
9:00 am - 9:45 am meditation
9:50 am - 10:45 am - peer discussion group (we will have a dhamma topic to discuss)
Our monastics live completely on the ethics of freewill generosity. There will be no "dana talks", fees charged, requests for donations, or suggested donation at the vihara. You are welcome, as you feel moved, to contribute to food or useful supplies, to offer your gift of service at any time/s in the way you feel called to, to participate in days of communal almsgiving, to contribute to Vihara rent and utilities, monastic medical or useful things -- and/or to simply share the blessings of the practice with all in your life!
Thank you for your practice. May you have every good blessing...
We hope you enjoy and gain much benefit from the Dhamma teachings!
Dhammadharini Vihara in Santa Rosa
Mailing Address & Physical Address: 5010 Grange Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95404, USA
* Sorry, no pets allowed on property