The VISION of the BDC is to realize our awakened minds and compassionate hearts for the benefit of all beings.
The MISSION of the BDC is to provide a welcoming community to practice and study Buddhism in our contemporary world.
The OFFERINGS of the BDC are opportunities to explore the Buddha’s teachings through the practices of multiple traditions. We offer classes, retreats, sitting groups, and drop-in meditations in person and online.

Latest News

  • Peace Vigil
    This peace vigil on Saturday, July 27, is offered as wars continue to rage and many countries and communities feel unstable. As our feelings of helplessness and heartbreak increase. As incivility and hostility increase. Oppose these forces in a nonviolent way by joining fellow sangha members in an hour of peace and compassion. There will be readings about peace, a… Read more: Peace Vigil
  • Dharma Thought by Steve Allison-Bunnell
    This Dharma Thought is by Steve Allison-Bunnell, the leader of the Joining Rivers Sangha which meets on Mondays at 7PM. Sitting at the edge of Mystic Lake up the West Rosebud this weekend, watching drinkable water slowly dribble from our filter, I had two options: One was to feel impatient that I was having to work so hard for so little,… Read more: Dharma Thought by Steve Allison-Bunnell
  • Summer SoundGate
    Enjoy this summer SoundGate on Friday, July 26 from 7-8 PM. There will be mantras led by Kathleen Karlsen accompanied by Brian Sparks on Tibetan bowls followed by a relaxing therapeutic bowl session for everyone. Kathleen uses the science of mantras to help others create a healthy brain, a happy heart, and a rejuvenated body. Brian is trained in the… Read more: Summer SoundGate
  • Zen Half-Day Retreat
    The Bozeman Zen Group invites you to a half-day retreat on Saturday, July 13 from 9AM – 1PM. Stabilize and deepen your meditation practice, hear the teaching and engage with Zen forms. Karen DeCotis will offer teachings from Sojun Mel Weitsman’s book, Seeing One Thing Through.

Resident Sanghas

Bozeman Insight Community

Thursdays: 7-8:30 pm
In Person & Zoom
Tues: 10:30-11:30 am
Online only.

Bozeman Zen Group

Sundays: 8:00-9:15 am
Online only
Sundays: 5-6:30 pm
In Person only
Weekdays: 6-6:30 am
Online only.

Joining Rivers Sangha

Mondays: 7-8:30 pm
In Person.

Palyul Sangha

1st & 3rd Sundays:
10 -11:15 am

In Person & Zoom.
Tuesdays: 7-8 pm
Zoom Only

More Practice Opportunities


6:30-7:45 pm

In Person.

Tergar Bozeman Practice Group
5:30- 7 pm

In person & on Zoom.
Noon Sits

12-1 pm

In Person.

Upcoming Events

Find out more about upcoming programs here.