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

July 2024

Thursday 4th


Sunday 7th

Sit on Country at Kaarta Gar-up

Tuesday 9th

Telephone dokusan

Thursday 11th


Thursday 18th


Sunday 21st

Online dokusan

Council meeting


Thursday 25th


Sunday 28th

Annual General Meeting

Sit On Country

Our monthly 'Sit on Country' will be on Sunday, 7th July 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.

Telephone Dokusan 

Mari Rhydwen Roshi will be offering telephone dokusan on Tuesday, 9th July from 4pm-6pm. Please click here to register. Registration closes at 7 pm on Sunday, 7th July.

Online Dokusan 

Mari Rhydwen Roshi will be offering online dokusan on Sunday, 21st July from 6am-8am. Please click here to register. Registration closes on Thursday, 18th July.

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. Please bring a plate to share, tea and coffee are provided. If you are a member and would like to serve on the Council, please contact Desmond. 

Membership and Donation


Please renew your ZGWA membership by 31st July 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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