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 sitBecause 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 Sunday, June 11 for periods of sitting and walking meditation. Appropriate for beginners who wish to try a retreat practice opportunity as well as for experienced practitioners to deepen […]
- Newcomer OrientationNot sure how to begin your practice or what the BDC is about? Join us at 5 PM on the first Tuesday of each month for an orientation to the Center and basic meditation instruction! That’s coming up on June 6!!
- The Dharma’s Gift of a Second ChanceThis Dharma Thought is offered by Steve Allison-Bunnell with the Joining Rivers Sangha in the Plum Village Tradition. I hope that someday my practice will help me avoid speaking in anger more often. Until then, I take refuge in Thay’s teaching of Beginning Anew, the practice for repairing damage to a relationship. I needed to do that recently. While I […]
- Stories of StuffThis Dharma Thought about our Stories of Stuff is brought to you by Steve Allison-Bunnell with the Joining Rivers Sangha. Two elder family members are both confronting their relationship to possessions. One is leaving the home they’ve lived in for 55 years, filled with family treasures and “this might be useful someday,” but has been disappointed that many heirlooms have […]