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 Meditate: Zen Meditation Workshops

  • Next Introductory Workshop is on Saturday 29 November. Detailed instructions on sitting and walking meditation, as well as establishing a daily practice at home and mindfulness in daily life.
  • Next Day of Renewal workshop is Saturday 6 December.

 What's On

  • We are now based in our new Zen Centre at 52 Princes St, Onehunga, just a few streets away from our former premises.

  • An update from Roshi Bodhin Kjolhede on the People's Climate March in New York in September.

  • Open Day: we will be open to the public on Sunday 9 November, 11 am to 1 pm. A poster can be downloaded here.

  • Pilates class: from 10 November to 1 December (by donation, Mondays starting 6 pm).

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