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

December 2022


Thursday 1st


Sunday 4th

Sit on Country at King's Park

Tuesday 6th

Telephone Dokusan with Mari

Thursday 8th

Zazen and Dharma Talk by Ross Titled: Buddha's Enlightenment Day

Saturday 10th

Zazenkai with Ross Bolleter Roshi at St.Paul's dojo 

Thursday 15th

Zazen and end-of-year celebration

Thursday 22nd and Thursday 29th

No sitting

Sit On Country

Our monthly Sit on Country at Kaarta Gar-up (Kings Park) with Michael Wright.  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.


Mari Rhydwen Roshi, is offering dokusan, by telephone, on Tuesday 6th December, from 4-6 pm. To register click here.

Registration closes 7pm Sunday 4th December 2022.


Saturday, 10th December 2022


The next  ZGWA 1-day Zazenkai is on Saturday 10th December, 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. ​To register click here

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, 162 Hampton Road, Beaconsfield, WA 6162. 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.