COMPASSION. WISDOM. HARMONY. CLARITY.
Compassion has no enemies. Wisdom does not give rise to vexations.
Harmonize with family, community, and the world through Harmony of your Body and Mind.
Clarity in everything we do.
Chan is a school of Chinese Buddhism, offering a clear path toward direct awakening. Chan is a way of life and a mode of being that cultivates mindfulness, wisdom, and compassion for every situation in everyday life.
Silently and serenely, forgetting all words; clearly and vividly, it appears before you.
ABOUT DHARMA DRUM RETREAT CENTER
We offer silent meditation retreats, ranging from beginner instruction to more advanced methods such as silent illumination and huatou. We are a community learning and living the Buddha’s teachings through the tradition of the Dharma Drum Lineage of Chan Buddhism.