East Brisbane – Mondays

7 pm – 8.30 pm

St Paul’s Anglican Church Hall – 554 Vulture Street, East Brisbane
Zen Teachers:  Mervyn Lander – 0418 882 432 & Cecilie Lander – 0408 788 882


Kenilworth – Wednesdays

5.30 pm – 7.00 pm

Private Residence in Kenilworth – new sitters welcome, please call 0439 130 158 for address

Zen Teachers:  Sue Wolter  & Glen Wolter


Weekly program for East Brisbane

6.30 pm     Set up of hall

6.50 pm     Arrival

7.00 pm     Zazen / Meditation

  Introduction to Zen for newcomers.

7.25 pm      Kinhin or walking meditation

7.30 pm      Zazen / Meditation

   Optional Dokusan or interview with resident teacher.

7.55 pm       Kinhin or walking meditation

8.00 pm      Zazen / Meditation

   Optional Dokusan or interview continues

   Please note that a Q&A session or a Dharma talk is held every second week.

8.25 pm      Closing recitations

8.30 pm      Clean up of hall followed by tea (optional)

 

Weekly program for Kenilworth

5.20 pm       Arrival

5.30 pm       Zazen/Meditation and Introduction to zen for newcomers

5.55 pm       Kinhin or walking meditation

6.00 pm       Zazen/Meditation and optional interview with assistant teacher

6.25 pm       Kinhin or walking meditation

6.30 pm       Zazen/meditation

6.45 pm       Dharma talk or Q&A

6.55 pm       Closing recitations

7.00 pm       Clean-up and storage


Further information:

Newcomers:

An introduction to sitting practice will be offered to all newcomers. No need to RSVP, just turn up.

What to bring:

Please wear plain, neutral tone, loose fitting clothing. Cushions, mats, stools and chairs are provided.

Fees:

A $ 5.00 donation is appreciated to cover Hall hiring expenses or as one can afford.

Set up of hall:

Please consider arriving 20 minutes earlier to help set up the hall.

Cancellations:

Please note that some weeks may be cancelled due to public holidays or conflicting hall hires. While this is rare, please keep an eye on this website for details or let us know that you are interested in attending a session by email (sunmountainzen@gmail.com) and we can then notify you of any cancelled weekly sittings.