SESSHIN

Sesshin is a Japanese term meaning 'to settle the Mind, to touch the Mind, to convey the Mind'.

 

The term is used in Zen Buddhism to describe intensive periods of zazen meditation and dokusan that take place over a period of days, traditionally seven.

Sesshin encourages deepening of practice.

Usually, the ZGWA holds two sesshins each year: a non-residential Summer Sesshin and a residential seven-day Spring Sesshin in Balingup, in the South West. 

Our next Sesshin is online and will be held from 6:30pm (WST) Friday 22 January to 4:00pm Sunday 24th January 2021.

Please click here to register.

If you have any enquiries about Sesshin, contact the ZGWA's Sesshin Coordinator, Andrea Donohue, at donohues@iinet.net.au.

BECOME A MEMBER

Membership entitles you to reserved and discounted places for Sesshins and Zazenkais, as well as use of our library and a subscription to The Wobbly Pot. Membership  provides vital financial support for the group's activities. 

Download a membership form.

CONTACT

The Zen Group of Western Australia
PO Box 442
FREMANTLE, WA 6959

 

info@zgwa.org.au

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