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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Upcoming Zazenkai

Saturday Zazenkai: 24 June, 9am to 1pm
Talk 12pm to 1pm by Wayne Rankin, “The Buddha”:
The lamp of the Buddha and Buddhism has shone for over 2500 years, inspiring and informing us and millions of others around the world. In this talk we will look at how the bright lamp can inform us to live with more clarity and ease in this busy and confused world.


Two Dharma Workshops with David Loy

Two socially engaged dharma workshops in Melbourne with
international author, scholar and Zen teacher David R. Loy
co-organised by Melbourne Zen Group and Melbourne Ecodharma

Awakening from the Illusion of Our Separation
Date: Saturday, 8 July, 9:15 am – 4:30 pm

Buddhism and the Ecological Challenge
Date: Sunday, 9 July, 9:15 am – 4:30 pm

Venue: Siteworks, Workroom 02, 33 Saxon St, Brunswick, Vic

Contact: sociallyengageddharma@gmail.com

For more information, download flyer here


Public talk by David Loy
Why Buddhism and the Modern World Need Each Other

Date: Friday, 7 July, 6:30 pm
Venue: Siteworks, Workroom 02, 33 Saxon St, Brunswick, Vic

All welcome, entry by donation, no need to book.

For more information on talk, download flyer here

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