The Bozeman Dharma Center’s mission is to provide a welcoming, supportive, and peaceful refuge for all who suffer and seek to experience their innate true nature of wisdom, compassion and liberation through the timeless teachings of the Buddha for the benefit of all beings.

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  • Zen Half-day Sit
    On Sunday, March 26, join the Bozeman Zen Group and Karen DeCotis for a half-day sit with periods of sitting and walking meditation. The theme is “Making Practice Your Whole Life.” Appropriate for beginners who wish to try a retreat practice opportunity as well as for experienced practitioners to deepen their practice. Please register by Thursday, March 23.
  • Thought Experiment
    This Dharma thought brought to you by Steve Allison-Bunnell, leader of Joining Rivers Sangha. “Could a brain in a vat meditate?” I posed this question to students in the Psychology of Consciousness course at MSU this last week. One thought so, because the brain would still have memories and thoughts to contemplate. Another thought no, because the brain has no […]
  • BIC Presents the Three Core Trainings
    The tool kit of Insight Meditation practices includes three core teachings: concentration/tranquility practice, Insight/wisdom practice, and the development of heart qualities (the Brahma Viharas). On Thursday, March 23 from 7-8:30 PM, Suzanne Colón reviews the instructions for these three core teachings and clarifies how they each support awakening of the heart-mind. Used skillfully in combination, these three meditation practices complete […]
  • Formal Practice with Bozeman Zen Group
    The Bozeman Zen Group resumes formal practice in person on Sundays from 5-6:30 PM beginning March 12. These sessions will be an opportunity to practice in the Soto Zen style with our forms and practices. All welcome; no prior experience needed. More information about the Bozeman Zen Group can be found here .

Resident Sanghas

Bozeman Insight Community
7-8:30 pm
In Person & Zoom
10:30-11:30 am
Online only.

Learn more here!

Bozeman Zen Group
8:00-9:15 am
Online only
5-6:30 pm
In Person only
6-6:30 am
Online only.
M, Tu, Th, F:
5:30-6:15 pm
In person

Learn more!

Joining Rivers Sangha

7-8:30 pm

In Person.

More info here!

Palyul Sangha

1st & 3rd Sundays
10 am-Noon

In Person & Zoom.

More info here!

More Practice Opportunities


6:30-7:45 pm

In Person.
Find out more!

Tergar Bozeman: Joy of Living Practice Group
5:30- 7 pm

In person & on Zoom.
More info & monthly session topics here!

Noon Sits

12-1 pm

In Person.
General info here.

Upcoming Events

Find out more about upcoming programs here.