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New Year Weekend – Cloud Mountain (Berry)


Event: New Year Weekend. Join us for meditation, swimming, and tree-planting in this first event for 2016

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Key events in the coming months – Unfolding 2016


An overview of the opening events for 2016. An expansive year ahead for Zen Open Circle!

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Last Zazenkai and Christmas Gathering 2015


Zazenkai: Please join us for the last of our full sitting days for 2015. It is our final sit together this year and so will include some unusual and important seasonal elements!

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Annual General Meeting 2015


Zen Open Circle's Annual General Meeting. 29 November 2015 - Sydney. All welcome.

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Dharma talk: ‘The darkness is dark, dark.’ (25 OCT 2015)

The darkness is dark, dark

Dharma talk from our recent Zazenkai in Sydney. Susan Murphy Roshi explores Yunmen's comment: ‘Everyone has their own light. If you want to see it, you can’t. The darkness is dark, dark.’ What is your own light? Where is it? For that matter, what is the darkness that is ‘dark, dark’ - and utterly undivided?

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Join us for a one day sit (Zazenkai) October 25th 10am-3pm. Followed by an important Sangha meeting 3pm-4pm. Newcomers welcome.

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ONE DAY SIT/ZAZENKAI: September 27th

Join us for a one day sit (Zazenkai) on September 27, 11am-4pm at the Buddhist Library, 90 Church St, Camperdown. Newcomers welcome.

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Hazy Moon Spring Sesshin at Cloud Mountain


Hazy Moon Spring Sesshin with Susan Murphy Roshi, 3-10 October 2015. Cloud Mountain Zendo, Woodhill Mountain, via Berry

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Zazenkai Sunday 30th


30th August One day sit (Zazenkai) "Get to know your zen ancestors" 11:00am – 4:30 pm Buddhist Library

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NOW FULL !! Weekend Sutra Study July 25-26th, Cloud Mountain


Now fully booked our Cloud Mountain weekend Sutra study 25-26th. Will be a wonderful chance to dive into the Genjo Koan

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ZAZENKAI with Susan, Sunday June 28th


Join us on our next full-day sit as we explore the 5th Paramita - Dyana (Zazen). Note; talk & practicum commence at 11am followed by lunch & zazen.

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Sangha News- Art Show

Sangha News- Art Exhibition opening June 10

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