2024 Event Dates

  • 2024 event dates are listed below. Events details may change at short notice.
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JANUARY

Thursday 18th- Sunday 21st January – Northside Zendo – in person / Zoom

Flexi-Sesshin, a 4-day sesshin to integrate practice with daily activity … More Details

Come as you can, stay for 1 sit or the whole practice period … More Details


FEBRUARY

February 3rd

Zenkai online only via ZOOM 9 a.m.-11.30 am 

Zenkai (one day meditation retreat) Details

Introduction to Zen lectures … Details


MARCH

March 2nd

Zenkai, at St John Bosco Church Kenilworth and Online via ZOOM 9.30 a.m.-2.30 pm (please note Kenilworth is a two hour drive from Brisbane and schedule has been altered by half an hour to allow for travel).

Introduction to Zen lectures, Northside Zendo  … Details


APRIL

April 6th

Zenkai – Northside Zendo and via Zoom 9 a.m.- 2.30 p.m. 

Zenkai – retreat Details

Zenkai, One-day meditation retreat, … More Details

Introduction to Zen lectures, … More Details


MAY

May 3 -6

‘Mini Sesshin’ in-person (in Mapleton at Clouds Retreat Centre Sunshine Coast Hinterland) and Zoom.

(3-day intensive residential meditation retreat, Mapleton … More Details )

Introductory lectures available on request as part of Sesshin.


JUNE

June 1

Saturday Zenkai and online via Zoom 9.00 a.m.-2.30 p.m. 

Zenkai One day meditation retreat Northside Zendo Details

Introduction to Zen lectures, Northside Zendo  … Details


JULY

6 July

Zenkai  ZOOM only 9 a.m.-2.30 pm 

Zenkai One day meditation retreat Details

Introduction to Zen lectures, Online only  … Details


AUGUST

7th August 

Zenkai Northside Zendo and ZOOM 9 a.m.-2.30 pm 

Zenkai One day meditation retreat Details

Introduction to Zen lectures, Northside Zendo  … Details


SEPTEMBER

September 15-22nd

Annual Sesshin (week-long meditation retreat) in Mapleton at Clouds Retreat Centre (Sunshine Coast Hinterland)

– In Person and ZOOM,

To register interest please email sunmountainzen@gmail.com..


OCTOBER

Zenkai, October 5th Zenkai 

Online only via ZOOM 9 a.m.-11.30 am 

Zenkai (one day meditation retreat) Details

Introduction to Zen lectures … Details


NOVEMBER

November 2nd

Zenkai at St John Bosco Church Kenilworth and Online via ZOOM 9.30 a.m.-2.30 pm (please note Kenilworth is approximately a  2 hour drive from Brisbane and schedule has been adjusted back half an hour to allow for travel time)

Zenkai, One-day meditation retreat, … More Details

Introduction to Zen lectures, … More Details


December

December 7 

Zenkai and Christmas Gathering 

Northside Zendo and ZOOM 9 a.m.-2.30 p.m

One day meditation retreat Details

Introduction to Zen lectures, Northside Zendo  … Details