AZC Past and Present

Zendos:
    Our first zendo was located at Pah Rd in Royal Oak. We sat there from 2004-2008.

    Our second zendo in Church St, Onehunga was our home from 2008-2014.

    We purchased and renovated our current zendo in Princes St, Onehunga in 2014. Working Bees, Princes St Zendo

Ceremonies:
     Ascending the Mountain Ceremony 2012. In February 2012, Roshi Bodhin Kjolhede of the Rochester Zen Center traveled to Auckland to perform a Dharma transmission ceremony, making Amala-sensei a full Dharma heir and independent teacher of the Cloud-Water Sangha.

    Priest Ordination 2016On 7 February 2016, Amala-sensei ordained Hanya (formerly Helen Gallagher) as a Zen priest in the Three Jewels Order. 

    Vesak. Marking the Buddha's birthday each year.

Celebrations:

Other events:


    Working Bee, Onehunga GardenAuckland City Council has granted us permission to care for  an area of wasteland behind our Centre and we made a garden.

    Open Days. Introducing the Zen Centre to the community at large.