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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...

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,...

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...

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 a Zen...

Samu – Kodoji

Kodoji Spring samu (work practice) weekend Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th September This is a wonderful opportunity to extend your practice into your daily life. Samu is an ancient way of...

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...

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...

Samu – Annandale

Samu - June 16 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...

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...