Mari & Ross2019

August 2022

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

Wearing a face mask at the dojo is optional, but encouraged.


Thursday 4th

Zazen & Dharma Talk by Ross Bolleter titled:  

The Passion of Remorse

Thursday 11th


Thursday 18th

Zazen & Precept Sharing.

Thursday 25th

Zazen & Dharma Talk by Nick Arnold  titled:

The Dharma of War

Sit On Country

Sunday, 7th August

Our monthly Sit on Country, is on Sunday 7th August at Kaarta Gar-up (Kings Park).  We join together in zazen and kinhin on Whadjuk Noongar Country. Gather at 9.15 am for a 9.30 start. We finish by 10.30 am.


Saturday, 6th August 


The next  ZGWA 1-day Zazenkai is on Saturday 6th August, from 10:30am to 6:00pm, at St Paul's Church Hall in Beaconsfield. The Zazenkai, being led by Ross Bolleter Roshi, will include: opening words, zazen, dokusan, chanting, and a dharma talk. 

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Ross Bolleter Roshi is offering dokusan by telephone, on Saturday 27th August, from 8am-10am.


To register click here.

Registration closes midnight, Thursday 25th August 2022.

Mari Rhydwen Roshi, is offering dokusan, by telephone, on Tuesday 9th August, from 4-6 pm. 


To register click here.

Registration closes 7pm Sunday 7th August.

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.