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

  • Our Introductory Workshops are presented in a two-part format. They include detailed instructions on sitting and walking meditation, how to establish a daily practice at home, and developing mindfulness in daily life. After you have attended the introductory workshops you can come to any of the sittings or retreats offered by the Centre. The next pair of workshops are 11 and 25 June (both Saturdays).

  • Photos of Hanya's ordination can be viewed here.

Activities:

  • Bodywork
    • Pilates classes with Hanya: Mondays at 6 p.m., 45 minutes. Followed by optional informal sitting at 7 p.m. By donation. 
    • T'ai Chi/Chi Gong (Qigong) with Jared: Tuesdays at 6 p.m., 45 minutes, before the Tuesday evening sitting which starts at 7pm. By donation. 

  AZC Calendar for 2016 

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