If you do not throw yourself into the breakers, how will you ever meet the one who frolics in the waves? 

--Zen Saying

The Auckland Zen Centre is a Buddhist community supporting authentic Zen practice and training in Auckland City, New Zealand.

 Learn to MeditateZen Meditation Workshops

These workshops are in a two-part format, and include:

  • detailed instructions on sitting and walking meditation
  • how to establish a daily practice at home
  • developing mindfulness in daily life.

After you have attended the introductory workshops you can come to any of the sittings offered by the Centre. The next pair of workshops are 11 & 18 February 2017 (both Saturdays).


  • T-Shirts New AZC T-shirts have arrived! See here for details and picture.
  • 2017: The normal sitting schedule recommences on Tuesday 17 January 2017.
  • Pilates classes with Hanya. Mondays at 6 p.m., 45 minutes. Followed by optional informal sitting at 7 p.m. By donation. Recommencing on Monday 16 January
  • Qi Gong with Orlando is every month on Saturday. First class for 2017 is Saturday 18 February. Please register here.

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