We are an American Zen Center in Michigan, providing classes (meditation, Iaido, refuge recovery, mindfulness and more), retreats, traditional Buddhist services and a variety of opportunities to find balance in your life. Dharma Gate Zen Center is located in Troy, Michigan. If you would like to receive information about our ongoing classes, events and updates, please sign up for our newsletter here (click here to sign up).

For a full schedule of our classes, services and events, please check out calendar here.

Classes & Services

Weekly Sunday Service

Join us for our weekly Sunday service, meditation, dharma talk and gathering with others for tea.
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Zazen Meditation Weekly

We have two time per week to sit, and center yourself. Tuesdays and Thursdays.
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Japanese Swordsmanship Classes

Homonji Iaido is a Japanese sword art that blends mindfulness, discipline and personal challenge into our students lives.
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Refuge Recovery

Refuge Recovery is a program of recovery from all types of addiction and the suffering caused by addiction. It uses the Buddha’s core teachings as a guiding philosophy.
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Buddhist Holidays and Special Services

We hold special services for holidays, hold retreats, precept ceremonies, and more.
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Nature Walking Group

Join us each Saturday for our walk in nature at the Troy Nature Center.
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Special Events

DGZ Nature Walking Group

04 Jun 2016 | 10:30 am

Ullambana / Obon

18 Sep 2016 | 10:00 am

Awakening Sitting

09 Dec 2016 | 07:00 pm

Reading Group

01 Jun 2016 | 12:00 am