The Melbourne Zen Group is based in Brunswick East, Melbourne, Australia. Our meditation meetings, retreats and workshops are open to both members and non-members.

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Sesshin with Subhana Barzaghi Roshi

4-11 September 2015
Kallara Conference Centre, near Euroa

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August Zazenkai Talk

Speaker: Chi Kwang Sunim
Topic: ‘A look at the Diamond Sutra from the mind of practice’
Place: Brunswick East Dojo
Date: Saturday, 29 August
Time: 9am to 1pm

An introduction into method of studying the Diamond Sutra, so as to engage a deeper focus and inquiry into mind itself.

Chi Kwang  Sunim is an Australian born Korean nun who came to Buddhism in the early 1970s  via the Burmese Theravada tradition.  In 1979,  she ordained and trained for 19 years in South Korean Zen (Seon) monasteries. She returned to Australia in 1998 and founded the Seon Centre (Kinglake, Victoria).

The talk commences at 12pm. If you are unable to attend all of zazenkai, you are welcome to attend the talk only. Please arrive before the talk commences, wait for the previous sitting round to end, and then enter the dojo quietly and respectfully.