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.

 Sesshin Dates - 2023


Autumn Sesshin  -  3rd to 8th March 

     Spring Sesshin -  23rd to 30th September      ​

The ZGWA 5-day Autumn Sesshin and 7-day Spring Sesshin will be held at Mt Helena Retreat Centre.

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