Mari & Ross2019

September 2021

Dojo Schedule
 St Paul's Hall 6.30 - 8:30pm

Thursday 2 

Zazen and 8th Dharma talk, by Ross, in the series, Zen and the Passions titled: 

                 Desire and Fear

Thursday 9


Thursday 16

Zazen and Dokusan with Ross 

Thursday 23 


Thursday 30

Dojo closed while sesshin is on.

7 Day Spring Sesshin

25 Sept - 2 Oct


Our 2021, 7 day residential Spring Sesshin is being held at the Origins Centre in Balingup from 25 September to 2 October. The sesshin is being led by Ross Bolleter Roshi. For more information and to register click here.

Sit On Country

5 September


Our monthly Sit on Country, with Michael Wright will be on Sunday 5 September at Kaarta Gar-up (Kings Park).  We will join together in zazen and kinhin on Whadjuk Noongar Country. Gather at 9.15 am for a 9.30 start. We will finish by 10.30 am.


1. Dokusan with Mari, by telephone, is on the Tuesday, (from 4-6 pm) following the first Thursday of the month.

Tuesday 7 September

Telephone Dokusan with Mari Rhydwen Roshi. 

To register click here

Registration for 12th Oct. opens on 8th Sept.  and closes on Sunday, 10th Oct. at 7 pm.   

To register click here 

2. Dokusan with Ross, in person, is at St Paul's Hall, usually on the fourth Thursday of the month between 6:30-8:30 pm.


Thursday 16 September

In person Dokusan with Ross Bolleter Roshi.  

The Zen Group of Western Australia is a lay-Buddhist organisation founded in 1983 and affiliated with the Diamond Sangha. We meet on Thursdays at St Paul's Anglican Church Hall in Beaconsfield. All are welcome to sit with us.


The Zen Group of Western Australia started in 1983 with a small group of people sitting in a private home in Mt. Claremont, Perth.


Zen, or Chan as it is called when referring to its history in China, is one branch of the great tree of Mahayana Buddhism.

Talks by teachers and Sangha-members are available to listen to online as podcasts.