AZC Past and Present

    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

     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.


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.