The mission of the BDC is to provide a welcoming community to practice and study Buddhism in our contemporary world.

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  • Dharma Thought: Travel is one way to broaden mindfulness
    This Dharma Thought is offered by Steve Allison-Bunnell, an ordained lay member of the Plum Village Order of Interbeing and the practice leader of the Joining Rivers Sangha at the Bozeman Dharma Center. This article was originally published in the Bozeman Daily Chronicle on February 10, 2024. The old cliché, “travel is broadening,” really is true. Long before I knew… Read more: Dharma Thought: Travel is one way to broaden mindfulness
  • Half-Day: Inner Critic Workshop
    Hosted by Bozeman Insight Community and led by Suzanne Colón, this Inner Critic workshop on Saturday, March 2, will clarify the difference between Wise Discernment and Self-Judgement. We can motivate ourselves, work toward behavior change, and hold ourselves accountable with an Inner Compassionate Voice rather than by beating up on ourselves. Register here.
  • Event: Tibetan Bowls with Ann Marvin
    Ann Marvin returns to our SoundGate program on Friday, March 1, with her glowing Tibetan crystal bowls to treat us to a healing vibrational soundscape. SoundGate meets from 7-8 PM. No registration necessary; donations welcome. Any funds collected will be split evenly with the guest artist.
  • Retreat: Zen Half-Day Sit
    Join the Bozeman Zen Group for this half-day sit focusing on the Foundations of Mindfulness. Bozeman Zen Group offers half-day sittings appropriate for beginners who wish to try a retreat practice opportunity as well as for experienced practitioners to deepen their practice. Regular retreat practice is a cornerstone of Zen practice. Join us for periods of sitting and walking meditation as well as a dharma… Read more: Retreat: Zen Half-Day Sit

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.
M, Tu, Th, F:
5:20-6:00 pm
In person

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: Joy of Living 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.