Weekly & Daily Sits

All our programming is Dana (donation) based, with no one turned away. We prioritize BIPOC and Queer communities and are currently a volunteer run organization. If you are able, please consider making a monthly or one time donation, and know that you are always welcome.


Every Morning Sit

We offer group sits open to all every morning, every day of the week, 7:30-8:15AM PST.

This is the regular 45-minute silent sit that residents at Dhamma Dena join in together every morning and now we are able to open it up online to all of our sangha friends, near and far.


Everyday | 7:30am to 8:15am PST | Online


Request passcode | admin@dhammadena.org


Access here

Metta Mondays with Mel

Every Monday evening 6:00-7:00pm starting November 9th. A 40-ish minute guided sit for cultivating the skillful quality of metta/loving-kindness followed by sharing, conversation, inquiry.

Register once through zoom and you'll be sent the link & info to join all future sits.

Mondays | 6:00pm to 7:00pm PST | Online

Register here

PayPal | Venmo: @melissapcoats

This guidance is offered freely. Please feel welcome to drop in any Monday. You are invited to support Mel's teaching with a donation/dana. <3

BIPOC Saturday Support Sangha

We would like to invite any self-identified Black, Indigenous, People of Color to join us in our Saturday Morning Support Sangha. This is a peer led group. We start with a brief welcome, then a 30 minute sit in silence with a metta offering, followed by a brief update on what’s happening at Dhamma Dena, and then a sharing centered on a dharma teaching, and close with a dedication of merit. People can feel free to bow out after the 30 minute sit or stay for the whole hour.

Saturdays | 10 am to 11:15am PST | Online

Register here

Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about accessing all following Saturday sanghas with the passcode.

We will be online starting at 9:45 to help you log on / sound check :)

10:00 - 10:10 - Welcome & introductions
10:10 - 10:40 - Sit
10:40 - 11:10 - Discussion & Updates
11:15 - Close with dedication of merit

Please see the BIPOC Sangha page for more information.