Last update: 5 November 1999Thomas KIRCHNER

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Zen Centers of Australia

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AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY

Canberra Zen Group
Sakayamuni Buddhist Centre
32 Archibald St.
LYNEHAM, ACT
2602
Australia
Contact: T. Matthew Ciolek
Tel: (61-6)281-0996 (home)
E-mail: tmciolek@coombs.anu.edu.au
Internet site
Denomination: Japanese Soto/Rinzai
Lineage: Diamond Sangha
Teacher: John Tarrant
Affiliated to: Sydney Zen Center


NEW SOUTH WALES

Bo Moon Sa Temple
40 Norval Street
AUBURN, NSW
Australia
2144
Tel: (+61-2) 9643 2216
Denomination: Korean Mahayana
Teacher: Bop Il Sunim


Jong Bop Temple
2 Elliott Street
BELFIELD, NSW
2191
Australia
Tel. 1: (+61-2) 9642-7672
Denomination: Korean Mahayana
Teacher: Ki Hu Sunim

Bellingen Open Way Group
BELLINGEN, NSW
2454
Australia
Tel. 1: (+61-2) 6655 2409

Buddhist Practicioner's Network
P.O. Box 87
BYRON BAY, NSW
2481
Australia
Tel. 1: (+61-2) 6685-6608
Tel. 2: (+61-2) 6685-6994
Fax: (+61-2) 6685-6645
Denomination: Nonsectarian

Dochu-an Zen Centre
Open Way Australia
113 Beech Drive, Baywood Chase (P.O. Box 993)
BYRON BAY, NSW
2481
Australia
Contact: Peter Gallagher
Tel.: (+61-02) 6680-8782
E-mail: zenfo@openway.org.au
Internet site
Denomination: Japanese Soto School
Lineage: Harada Tangen
Teacher: Hogen Daido Yamahata (Hogen San)
Associated to: Open Way Zen Brisbane

Kuan Yin Zen Center
183 Ballina Road, Lismore Heights
LISMORE, NSW
2480
Australia
Tel. 1: (+61-2) 6624 3176
Fax: (+61-2) 223-233
Denomination: Japanese Soto/Rinzai
Lineage: Diamond Sangha
Teacher: Subhana Barzaghi

The Lotus Room
1421 Pittwater Rd.
NARRABEEN, NSW
2101
Australia
Contact: Phil Robinson
E-mail: lotusroomsangha@yahoo.com.au
Internet site
Denomination: Vietnamese Zen
Lineage: Thich Nhat Hanh
Associated to: Lotus Buds Sangha

Buddhist Society of NSW
Karuna Foundation
P.O. Box 89
NORTH SYDNEY, NSW
2060
Australia
Contact: Malcolm Pearce
Tel. 1: (+61-2) 9929 8643
Fax: (+61-66) 223-233
Denomination: Japanese Mahayana

Ordinary Mind Zen School
Suite 4/188 Pacific Highway
NORTH SYDNEY NSW
2060
Australia
Contact: Geoff Dawson
Tel: (+61) (02) 9955 0110
Mobile: 0419986494
E-mail: geoffreydawson@bigpond.com
Internet site
Denomination: Nonsectarian
Lineage: Charlotte Joko Beck
Teacher: Geoff Dawson
Associated with: Ordinary Mind Zen School

Kwaneum Temple
50 Highclere Ave.
PUNCHBOWL, NSW
2196
Australia
Tel. 1: (+61-2) 9750 8033
Denomination: Korean Mahayana
Teacher: Jeong Oh Sunim

Kwan Yin Cha'an Temple
117 Albion Street
SURRY HILLS, NSW
2010
Australia
Denomination: Chinese Mahayana

Lotus Buds Sangha
43 Osprey Drive, Illawong
SYDNEY, NSW
2234
Australia
Contact: Ms Khan Le Van
Tel. 1: (+61-2) 9543-7823
Internet site
Denomination: Vietnamese Zen
Lineage: Thich Nhat Hanh
Teacher: Khan Le Van

Zen Open Circle
Meetings at The Buddhist Library and Meditation Centre, upstairs
90 Church Street, Camperdown
SYDNEY, NSW
Australia
E-mail: see website
Internet site
Denomination: Japanese Soto/Rinzai
Lineage: John Tarrant (Pacific Zen) and Ross Bolleter (Diamond Sangha)
Teacher: Susan Murphy

Sydney Zen Centre
251 Young Street, Annandale
SYDNEY, NSW
2034
Australia
Tel. 1: (+61-2) 9660-2993
Internet site
Denomination: Japanese Soto/Rinzai
Lineage: Diamond Sangha
Teacher: Subhana Barzaghi

The Way of Zen
GPO Box 3399
SYDNEY, NSW
2001
Australia
Contact: Dawn Hughes
Tel. 1: (+61-2) 9365-5235
Denomination: Japanese Soto/Rinzai
Lineage: Sanbo Kyodan
Teacher: Ama Samy

Zen Group A.Z.I.
11 Linkmead Ave., Clontarf
SYDNEY, NSW
2093
Australia
Contact: Carole Bourgeois
Denomination: Japanese Soto School
Lineage: Taisen Deshimaru

QUEENSLAND

Ordinary Mind Zen Brisbane
PO Box 1626
BRISBANE, QLD
4064 Australia
Contact: Gregg Howard
E-mail: see website
Internet site
Denomination: Nonsectarian
Lineage: Charlotte Joko Beck
Teacher: Gregg Howard
Associated to: Ordinary Mind Zen School


Brisbane Sun Mountain Zen Community
BRISBANE, QLD
Australia
Contact: Mervyn and Cecilie Lander
Tel: (+61) 7 3263 7645 or 7 3831 4209
E-mail: info@sunmountainzen.org.au
Internet site
Denomination: Korean Chogye
Lineage: Seung Sahn
Teacher: Do Kwang Sunim
Affiliated to: Kwan Um School of Zen

Dae Kwang Sa Zen Society
32 Bale Stree, Rocklea, 4106
BRISBANE, QLD
Australia
Contact: Ven. Do Kwang Sunim
Tel: (+61-7) 3216-7513
Fax: (+61-7) 3369-6720
E-mail: Mervyn.Thomas@cnetns.tpc.csiro.au
Internet site
Denomination: Korean Chogye
Lineage: Seung Sahn
Teacher: Do Kwang Sunim
Affiliated to: Kwan Um School of Zen

Mountain Moon Sangha
BRISBANE, QLD
Australia
Contact: Liyea Bretz
E-mail: info@mountainmoon.org
Internet site
Denomination: Japanese Soto/Rinzai
Lineage: Sanbo Kyodan
Teacher: Liyea Bretz

Open Way Zen Brisbane
22 Galaxy Street
(Sitting at the Quaker Meeting House in Kelvin Grove)
BRISBANE, QLD
4035
Australia
Contact: Peter Gallagher
Tel: (+61-07) 3353-0964 (mobile: 0417-602986)
Fax: (+61-07) 3353-0965
E-mail: zenfo@openway.org.au
Internet site
Denomination: Japanese Soto School
Lineage: Harada Tangen
Teacher: Hogen Daido Yamahata (Hogen San)
Associated to: Dochu-an Zen Centre, Byron Bay

Forest Way Zen
P.O. Box 631
COOROY, QLD
4563
Australia
Tel: (+61-07) 54711332
E-mail: forestway@email.tc
Denomination: Japanese Rinzai/Soto
Lineage: Subhana Barzaghi
Teacher: Subhana Barzaghi

Brisbane Sun Mountain Zen Community
St Paul's Anglican Church Hall, 554 Volture St.
EAST BRISBANE, QLD
Australia
Contact: Mervyn Lander
Tel: (+61-04) 1887-6912
E-mail: info@sunmountainzen.org.au
Internet site
Denomination: Japanese Soto and Rinzai
Teacher: Marvyn and Cecilie Lander

Gold Coast Zen Group
23 Sundance Way, Runawaybay
GOLD COAST, QLD 4216
Australia
Tel: (+61-7) 55 289 923
E-mail: goldcoastzengroup@hotmail.com
Denomination: Korean Chogye
Lineage: Seung Sahn
Teacher: Sen Shin
Affiliated to: Kwan Um School of Zen

Queensland Zen Centre -- Dae Kwang Sa
31 Lingle St Robertson Queensland 4109
ROBERTSON, QLD 4109
Australia
Tel: (+61-7) 3219 4110
E-mail:qzc@bigpond.com
Internet site
Denomination: Korean Chogye
Lineage: Seung Sahn
Teacher: Sen Shin
Affiliated to: Kwan Um School of Zen

Kum Kang Temple
Lot 23, Fernhill Drive
WILLOW VALE, QLD 4209
Australia
Tel: (+61-7) 4546-6337
Fax: (+61-7) 4546 6713
Denomination: Korean Mahayana (Seon)
Teacher: Chang-Bong Sunim

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Adelaide Zen Group
172 Hutt Street (Hatha Yoga Centre).
ADELAIDE, SA
Australia
E-mail: http://www.azg.org.au/Contact.php
Internet site
Denomination: Japanese Soto/Rinzai
Lineage: Robert Aitken, Ross Bolleter
Teacher: Bob Joyner
Associated to: Diamond Sangha


Upeksa Meditation Village
Lot 3A Womma Road
PENFIELD, SA
5121
Australia
Tel: (+61-8) 82847344
Fax: (+61-8) 82847344
E-mail: thichthongchieu@msn.com
Internet site
Denomination: Vietnamese Zen tradition
Lineage: Thien Truc Lam
Teacher: Thich Thong Chieu
Affiliated to: Truc Lam Monastery

Phap Hoa Pagoda
20 Butler Avenue
PENNINGTON, SA
5013
Australia
Tel: (+61-8) 8447 8477
Denomination: Vietnamese Mahayana (Thien/Pure Land)
Teacher: Thich Nhu Hue

The Conscious Living Centre
31 Braeside Road
STIRLING, SA
5152
Australia
Contact: Peter Hawkins
Tel. 1: (+61-8) 8370-8590
Fax: (+61-8) 8277-8068
E-mail: phawkins1@yahoo.com
Denomination: Vietnamese Zen
Lineage: Thich Nhat Hanh

TASMANIA

Hobart Community of Mindful Living
96 Tranmere Road, Howrath
HOBART, TAS
7000
Australia
Tel. 1: (+61-3) 6247-7040
Tel. 2: (+61-3)6224 3277 (after hours)
Denomination: Mahayana (Zen)
Teacher: Thich Nhat Hahn


Mountains and Rivers
(Hobart Zen Group)
Room 1, 2nd Floor
71 Liverpool St.
HOBART, TAS
7000
Australia
Contact: Michael Murphy
Tel: (+61-3) 6278-2536
Denomination: Nonsectarian
Lineage: Ordinary Mind Zen School
Teacher: Charlotte Joko Beck
Affiliated to: Zen Centre of San Diego

VICTORIA

Melbourne Zen Hospice
PO Box 329
ALBERT PARK VIC
3206
Australia
Contact: Seikan Cech
Tel: (+61 410) 827 027
E-mail: seikan@zen.org.au
Internet site
Denomination: Japanese Soto School
Affiliated to: Antai-ji, Japan


Jikishoan Zen Buddhist Community (Ballarat Group)
416 Dawson Street
BALLARAT VIC
3350
Australia
Tel: (+61-3) 333 1354 (AH)
E-mail: contact@jikishoan.org.au
Internet site
Denomination: Japanese Soto School
Lineage: Ikko Narasaki Roshi
Teacher: Ekai Korematsu

Clifton Hill Zendo
c/o Paul Boston
17 Clive Street, Alphington
MELBOURNE, VIC
3078
Tel. 1: (+61-3) 9499-2671

Jikishoan Zen Buddhist Community
PO Box 475, Yarraville
MELBOURNE, VIC
3013
Australia
Contact: Hannah Forsyth
Tel: (+61-3) 9687 6983
E-mail: contact@jikishoan.org
Internet site
Denomination: Japanese Soto School
Lineage: Ikko Narasaki Roshi
Teacher: Ekai Korematsu

Melbourne Ordinary Mind Zen Group
MELBOURNE, VIC
Australia
Contact: Tom Fisher
Tel: (+61) (03) 9712 0451
E-mail: t.fisher@latrobe.edu.au
Denomination: Nonsectarian
Lineage: Charlotte Joko Beck
Teacher: Geoff Dawson
Associated to: Ordinary Mind Zen School

Melbourne Zen Group
c/- CERES, Cnr. Roberts and Stewart Streets, Brunswick East
MELBOURNE, VIC
3057
Australia
Contact: Jill Baird
Tel: (+61-3) 9328 2207
E-mail: melbournezengroup@gmail.com
Internet site
Denomination: Japanese Soto/Rinzai
Lineage: Robert Aitken
Teacher: Subhana Barzaghi, Susan Murphy
Affiliated to: Diamond Sangha

Satsuma Dojo (Zen Centre)
14 Orient Avenue, Mitcham
MELBOURNE, VIC
3132
Australia
Tel: (+61-3) 9874-3537
Denomination: Japanese Zen
Teacher: Andre Sollier

Ch'an Academy
33 Brooking Street
UPWEY, VIC
3158
Australia
Denomination: Chinese Ch'an

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Interbeing Sangha of Perth
PERTH, WA
Australia
Contact: Donna Wood
Tel. 1: (+61-8) 9381-9172
E-mail: dgwood@net1.nw.com.aus
Denomination: Vietnamese Zen
Lineage: Thich Nhat Hanh


Zen Group of Western Australia
P.O. Box 442
FREMANTLE, WA
6959
Australia
Contact: Richard Davis
Tel. 1: (+61-8) 94309225
E-mail: info@zgwa.org.au
Internet site
Denomination: Japanese Soto/Rinzai
Lineage: Diamond Sangha, Robert Aitken
Teacher: Ian Sweetman
Affiliated to: Diamond Sangha

Last update: 10 May 2011
Thomas KIRCHNER
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