In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, all public events and activities at the CMC have been canceled until further notice. Meanwhile, we've implemented severl online classes and services for everybody to join freely. Please check CMC Annual Calendar for more detail.
Weekly Activities
  • Sunday, 11:00am - 4:00pm
    Instead, please join our Sunday Online Dharma Talk!
    10:00am - 11:00am
    Guided Sitting Meditation
    11:00am - 12:30pm
    Sunday Dharma Talk
    [ 1st Sunday ]English OnlyNEW
    [ All other Sundays ]Bilinqual Up-coming scheduled talks >
    12:30pm - 01:30pm
    Lunch Offering & Vegetarian Lunch
    02:00pm - 04:00pm
    The Center Welcomes all to explore and participate in its various programs.
    Please call in advance or visit our website for information about topics and speakers for the Dharma Talk.
  • Monday Evening Chanting
  • Monday, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Instead, please join our Monday Online Amitabha Chanting Service!
    Devotional Chanting of Amitabha Buddha’s Name. Bodhisattva Precept Recitation Ritual every last Monday of each month.
  • Tuesday Evening Sitting
  • Tuesday, 7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Instead, please join our Tuesday Online Sitting Session!
    All who have previous experience in meditation are welcome. Activities include sitting and walking meditations, yoga exercises, book discussion and recitation of the Heart Sutra.
  • Thursday Evening Tai Chi Moving Meditation
  • Thursday, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
    Experience the great depth of Chan practice through the combination of Ta-chi with meditation. All levels are welcome. $80 for 16 classes or $25 per month.
    First class is free for newcomers.

    * Next new class starts on April 16th
  • Saturday Sitting
  • (Suspended until further notice)
    Saturday, 9:30am - 3:00pm
    Open to all who have previous experience in meditation. Each period is half an hour with yoga exercises in between sittings. Participants can join for the morning or afternoon session or both.

  • 1-Day Chan Retreat
  • Last Saturday, 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Give yourself a day for meditation -- a day to still the mind. The retreat includes Dharma talks, guided meditation, yoga exercises, and also helps us learn how to apply methods and mindfulness while sitting, walking, exercising, working, eating, and during all other activities.
    Free of Charge! Donation is welcome.

    See the up-coming 1-Day Chan Retreat
  • Dharma Drum Young People
  • Third Saturday, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Buddhists and non-Buddhists between ages 18-35 are welcome! Come join us for Discussions on bringing Relaxation, Clarity & Mind-fulness to daily life, and various programs such as Chan Yoga, Outdoor Chan, Tea Meditation, Calligraphy Chan, Mindful Cooking and Eating, Mindful Chanting and Instrument Practice......
    and Introduction to Meditation.

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