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 & talk / zazen / kinhin
 8:00    breakfast
 8:30  zazen / kinhin /dokusan
 10:30    morning tea
 10:45   samu
 12:15 p.m.  lunch
 1:00  zazen / kinhin /dokusan
 3:00  chanting, cleanup  
                               

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


One-day sittings coming up
  • 4 March 2018
  • 15 July 2018
  • 18 November 2018

Urban retreat
  • 2018 Dates TBA
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.

Schedule: 
7:00 a.m. tea ceremony and opening talk (day one only)/ zazen (day 2 onward)
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

APPLY HERE if you wish to take part.