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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, which is open to everyone. It is a good chance to ask those questions you’ve been sitting on for...

Zazenkai

On the third Sunday of the month SZC offers an extended meditation experience (zazenkai) at our city zendo. Zazenkais vary from month to month: from half a day to a...

Winter Sesshin

Saturday June 9 to Tuesday June 12 There just isn’t any kind of night’s sleep in the world to compare with the night’s sleep you get in the desert winter...

Samu – Annandale

Samu - June 17 at Annandale Zendo This is a wonderful opportunity to extend your practice into your daily life. Samu is an ancient way of giving something valuable back...

Spring Sesshin

Saturday September 29 to Saturday October 6 (including Labor Day October 1) "Over the silent peaceful days, breath by breath, as the ochre cliffs, eucalyptus forests, brilliant starry skies and...

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...

Rohatsu Sesshin

Monday 3  to Friday 7 December This sesshin commemorates the Buddha's realisation. We practice the Buddha Way together - sitting at our city zendo at Annandale during the day and going...

Samu – Kodoji

Kodoji Autumn samu (work practice) weekend Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th March This is a wonderful opportunity to extend your practice into your daily life. Samu is an ancient way...

Autumn Sesshin

Sesshin affords a unique opportunity to deepen and broaden practice. It’s an adventure too! Who ever knows what will manifest in the Dharma realms? Having said that, we can know...

Intensive Practice Period

Monday 21st to Sunday 27th July Allan Marett will once again lead an Intensive Practice Week at the Sydney Zen Centre in Annandale and at his Guanyin Sangha Zendo in...