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Publications of the Auckland Zen Centre

Finding Your Seat: A Zen Handbook

by Sensei Amala Wrightson and Kathryn Argetsinger, published 2020. 

For several years Amala-sensei and Kathryn have been working on this comprehensive introduction to Zen (as it is practiced at the Auckland Zen Centre). Each chapter has plenty of information for beginners as well as the transcript of a teisho for the more seasoned practitioner. 
The book is now out, and is on sale at the Centre. Email info@aucklandzen.org.nz if you'd like to order a copy, or pick one up at the Centre.
Cost: NZD$30, plus $5.50 for postage. The book may also be purchased from Fishpond (NZ$38.77 (as of Oct 2020), NZ shipping included). 


Auckland Zen Centre's Tenth Anniversary Book

In 2014, we celebrated our Tenth Anniversary. This commemorative publication is full of interesting stories about AZC and the history of  Zen in Auckland.
Tenth Anniversary book cover

Table of contents:
Preface by Roshi Bodhin Kjolhede
The Well - Sensei Amala Wrightson
We Count the Years - Richard von Sturmer
Zazen Garden - Grant George
Repentance - Jane Hay
The Place of Practice - Kathryn Argetsinger
The Green Buddha beneath the Sea - Peter McQuarrie
Where did we come from? A prehistory of the Auckland Zen Centre - Sally McAra and Adrian Croucher

Buying one is an easy (and enjoyable) way to support the Centre. 
Email info@aucklandzen.org.nz if you'd like to order a copy, or pick one up at the Centre.
Cost: NZD$20, plus $5 for postage.



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