DDMBA DFW

It is our hope that through meditation, book study and other special events that we come closer to realizing the vision of "Uplifting the Character of Humanity and Building a Pure Land on Earth", as advocated by Master Sheng Yen.

If you are interested in learning more about us or joining us in the practice of Chan meditation or Buddhism in general, please feel free to contact us.

Dharma Drum Mountain Buddhist Association DFW Branch

Group Meditation Practice

Welcome to the website of Dharma Drum Mountain Buddhist Association, Dallas Fort Worth Chapter (DDMBA-DFW). We are a community of practitioners learning and living the Buddha's teachingsthrough the tradition of the Dharma Drum lineage of Chan (Zen) Buddhism, as established by our late teacher and founder, Master Sheng Yen. Chan is a Buddhist meditation school that is found throughout East Asia. It is known as Zen in Japan, Thien in Vietnam, and Son (Seon) in Korea. The aim of Chan is to generate wisdom and compassion in our daily life.

Join us!

We offer a free group meditation practice with multiple sitting and walking sessions. Anyone is welcome to attend this practice. The meditation group practice is free, but online sign-up is required. We meet during these times:


‚ÄčEvery Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 


Every Thursday from 7:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.