Urban Training
  • Tuesday 3rd - Friday 6th January, 2016

This is an opportunity to deepen your practice under the guidance of a teacher. Great opportunity for practitioners of all levels.

Options are available for part-time participation. Contact Hanya at  if you wish to take part.

Schedule: 

7:00 a.m.      tea ceremony(day one) / opening talk / zazen

8:00              samu (work practice) 

10:00            morning tea 

10:30            
zazen / kinhin (with dokusan)

12:30            lunch and rest

1:30             
samu (work practice) 

3:30             
zazen and chanting 

4:30             end                      

NOTE: Lunch is provided by the Centre. 
To help cover costs, we suggest a dana of $10 - $30 a day. This contributes towards food and facilities, and helps cover organising the week plus our Teacher's time to support the Urban training



One-Day Sittings

One-day sittings offer the opportunity to refresh and deepen your practice, or to try out a more extended sitting schedule for the first time.
Come for all or part of the day, but please sign up at the zendo or email
info@aucklandzen.org.nz if you plan to attend. 

Schedule: 

6:00 a.m.      tea / opening talk / zazen

8:00              breakfast

8:30              zazen / kinhin / daisan (usual Sunday morning format)

10:30            samu (work practice) or group exercises 

11:50             zazen 

12:30 p.m.   lunch / cleanup

1:30               zazen / kinhin 

3:30              chanting & cleanup

4:00              end                      

NOTE: Breakfast and lunch are provided by the Centre. A donation is appreciated.



One-Day Sittings for 2017
  • 5 March, 2017
  • 23 April 2017
  • 9 July, 2017
  • 19 November, 2016