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


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Access here

Meeting ID: 837 8160 2588

MONDAYS / Bi-Monthly
Metta Mondays with Mel

Every other Monday evening 6:00-7:15 pm, PST. 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.

Starting in May 2021, Metta Monday will be every other week
June 14th & 28th

July 12th & 26th

Mondays | Bi-monthly | 6:00pm to 7:15pm PST | Online
Closed Captioning Provided

Register here

Meeting ID: 819 0999 8887

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

Click here to listen to Metta Monday sits & talks

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 time.

All levels of meditation and participation are welcome.

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

Closed Captioning Provided

Register here

Meeting ID: 824 4303 0898

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 or email bipoc.sangha@dhammadena.org