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Meditation

Each Monday and Wednesday evening at our city temple in Annandale the Sydney Zen Centre offers seated meditation, or Zazen as it is called in Zen Buddhism. A teacher is...

Dharma Cafe

Dharma Cafe is a discussion evening held once every two months. It is a good chance to ask those questions you’ve been sitting on for some time, or one’s that...

Beginners’ Orientation

All are welcome to participate in orientations to Zen Buddhist practice. There will be instructions about sitting and walking meditation; as well as some information about Zen philosophy and rituals. Please wear loose dark,...

Samu

Kodoji Spring samu (work practice) weekend Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th August This is a wonderful opportunity to extend your practice into your daily life. Explore the joy of bush...

Zen Roots workshop

Saturday 23 September 1pm to 4pm Paul Maloney, roshi is conducting a workshop exploring Zen Buddhist history, theory and practice. For several years Paul gave a comprehensive six-week course on...

Spring Sesshin

"Over the silent peaceful days, breath by breath, as the ochre cliffs, eucalyptus forests, brilliant starry skies and the songs of frogs, crickets and birds advance and confirm the self,...

Annual General Meeting

Everyone is welcome! It's important that SZC members are involved in the decision making process of our sangha. There will be zazen 9-10am, the AGM starts at 10.30am Please bring...

Beginners Night

The Beginners Night is held a week after the Beginners Orientation and is an opportunity to ask questions and enter into a discussion about Zen practice in daily life, with Sydney Zen Centre...

Kodoji Family Picnic Weekend

Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd October Zen practice isn't just about sitting on your cushion! It includes your partner and children, nieces, nephews, cousins and your neighbours. So come to...

Memorial Ceremony

A ceremony to honour family and friends who have died. This year we will also be celebrating our founder, Robert Aitken Roshi's 100th birthday. There will be zazen from 9am...