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

June 2024

Sunday 2nd

Sit on Country at Kaarta Gar-up

Thursday 6th

Zazen and Dharma Talk by Mari Rhydwen Roshi

Friday 7th to Sunday 16th 

Every Day Zen led by Mari Rhydwen Roshi

Thursday 13th

Zazen (everyone welcome), Dokusan (for Every Day Zen participants)

Thursday 20th



Thursday 27th


Every Day Zen 2024 

Mari Rhydwen Roshi will be leading this year's Everyday Zen (EDZ) from 6th to 16th June at St. Paul's and "A Place to Just Be" in East Fremantle. Please click here to view the EDZ flyer. Registration is now closed.

Sit On Country

Our monthly 'Sit on Country' will be on Sunday, 2nd June at Kaarta Gar-up (Kings Park). We will join with Michael Wright in zazen and kinhin on Whadjuk Noongar Country. Gather at 9.15 am for a 9.30 start beneath the Marri trees to the south of the war memorial. We will finish by 10.30 am, but feel free to bring along a drink and a small snack to enjoy socialising in the shades of the trees afterwards

Wobbly Pot

The latest edition of Wobbly Pot Autumn-Winter 2024 is out now.

Annual General Meeting


The ZGWA Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held at St.Paul's Hall on Sunday, 28th July 2024 from 12 noon to 2 pm. If you are a member and would like to serve on the Council, please contact Desmond. 

Membership and Donation


Thank you for your support by renewing your ZGWA membership for 2023-2024. Your membership fees and dana contributions help towards the support of sangha member's practice and the financial viability of ZGWA. If you would like to to become a new member of ZGWA or to support ZGWA by donation, please click here.

The Zen Group of Western Australia is a lay-Buddhist organisation founded in 1982 and affiliated with the Diamond Sangha. We meet on Thursdays at St Paul's Anglican Church Hall, 162 Hampton Road, Beaconsfield, WA 6162. All are welcome to sit with us.


The Zen Group of Western Australia started in 1982 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.

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