Our Teachers

Sydney Zen Centre teachers – Subhana Barzaghi, roshi and Gillian Coote, roshi – host zazen on Monday and Wednesday evenings at our Annandale dojo, as well as conducing ceremonies and leading sesshins. Paul Maloney, roshi and Jane Andino, roshi teach Sydney Zen Centre members who live in the Blue Mountains.

Maggie Gluek, roshi has a deep and long connection to the Sydney Zen Centre. Jane Andino, roshi teaches with Paul at the Blue Mountains Zen group. Will Moon is an apprentice teacher supervised by Gilly. Peter Bursky is an apprentice teacher supervised by Subhana & Allan Marett in Adelaide. All SZC teachers and apprentice teachers are part of a collegiate of teachers who help, with the SZC Board, to guide the sangha.

Maggie, Jane, Will and Peter regularly relieve Subhana and Gilly on Monday or Wednesday evenings, teach, or co-teach, at sesshins and supervise some other programs on our calendar. Jane and Peter host a Zoom meditation group on Thursday evenings.

All of our teachers adhere to the Diamond Sangha Teachers Circle Ethics Agreement