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This page includes Zen centres and groups in the Brisbane/Gold Coast Area

Pheonix Zen Centre - Korean Kwanum Zen

Phoenix Zen Centre
Monday evenings - Beginners introduction and general practice - 7.00 PM untill 9.00 PM
Wednesday Evenings - General practice & Chanting practice       - 7.00 PM untill 9.00 PM
Sunday Mornings - Morning bell chant followed by general chanting, Dharma talk and General practice interviews - 8.30 AM till 12.30 PM


Contact Abbot Dae Haeng phone 07 3269 7393 / Mobile: +61418 620 105 
            facebook: Phoenix Zen Centre

Gold Coast Zen Group

Date: 18th June 2016
Time: from 8.30am until 5.00pm
Venue: 23 Sundance Way, Runaway Bay, QLD 4216
Fee: $45.00 per person. 
Contact: Julie     07-55289923   mobile 0402289923    
Program schedule includes Orientation chanting, Sitting/Walking Meditation, Zen Interview by Roshi Ku san, Formal Lunch, Tea Breaks and a Zen Circle. Please wear loose comfortable clothings and register your interest early as places are limited.


Group Meditation Practice :- wef .june 15, 2016-  Every Weds : 6.30pm until 8.00pm. Phone or email to confirm, please.
Where        23 Sundance Way, Runaway Bay QLD 4216, Australia
Contact     Julie (Bup Wol)  (61) 402 289 923  (617) 55 289 923

An unincorporated non-profit organisation supporting the Australian teachings of Zen Master Daido Hogen Yamahata

Zen meditation meetings of the Open Way Zen Group are held at the Quaker Meeting House, 10 Hampson Street, in Kelvin Grove from 7:00pm to 9:00pm every Wednesday.


There are also Openway Zen groups at Byron Bay and Cairns.

Main Group - Weekly Sittings

The group meets for its main weekly sitting on Sunday evening from 7.00-9.00 pm.  Our sittings are held at the Lavalla Centre in the inner western suburb of Paddington. 


University of Queensland group

This offshoot group is organised by OMZB members and meets weekly for lunch hour sittings during university semesters.  It is open to anyone with a compatible sitting practice or interested in beginning a sitting practice.

Sun Mountain Zen

Brisbane based Sun Mountain Zen offers weekly meditation practice in East Brisbane, Samford and Kenilworth on the Sunshine Coast.


We also provide a comprehensive introductory program for beginners and monthly meditation retreats.

Sun Mountain Zen is an intentional community of Zen practitioners guided by authorised Zen teachers Mervyn Lander Gôun-Ken, Cecilie Lander Gôen-An, Sue Wolter and Arno Hess Shûun-Ken.

Our practice combines elements of both Rinzai and Soto Zen traditions and as such includes zazen, mindfulness and koan training

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