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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  • Transforming Difficulty into the Path of Practice
    Because regular retreat practice is a cornerstone of Zen practice, the Bozeman Zen Group offers half-day sittings throughout the year, as well as weekend retreats. Join us for the next half-day sit on Saturday, February 25 for periods of sitting and walking meditation as well as teachings from the Compassion Trainings of the Lojong Practices. Appropriate for beginners who wish to try […]
  • Buddhism Basics
    This three week dive into the heart of Buddhism begins February 15 and will offer central teachings of our 2500 year old tradition. Great for those new to meditation and Buddhist practice. Seasoned practitioners are warmly encouraged as well. Prior registration is required. In-person attendance limited to 30 participants, online Zoom participation is unlimited.  Register here.
  • Commitment to Transparency
    We are grateful to the Bozeman Dharma Center community for participating in our Maha-sangha/Community meetings in November 2022. Between the conversations and the worksheets, the Board of Directors gathered great information about our community feels we are doing and where you see the BDC going. Using this information we created a three year vision for the BDC and first steps […]
  • Mugaku Retreat Postponed
    We’re sorry to have to cancel the Feb 3-5 talk and weekend retreat with Michael Mugaku Zimmerman. But, we promise to invite Mugaku to Bozeman again and will let you know when we have new dates set.

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
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.
Learn more here!

Noon Sits

12-1 pm

In Person.
General info here.

Upcoming Events

Find out more about upcoming programs here.