Jizoan Zen Centre

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Jizoan Zen Centre
Information
Tradition/Linage Zen (Rinzai)
Main School Mahayana
Sub School Zen
Founded 1998
Contact Infotmation
Address 5 Burridge Way
Hamilton Hill
Western Australia 6163
Australia
Country Australia
Coordinates
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Phone (08) 9331 5752
Website http://www.australianzen.org/#!perthzen/c24s9
Email infozencentre@gmail.com



Jizoan Zen Centre a Rinzai Zen Buddhist temple located in Perth Western Australiain the citys South West near the area of Fremantle. Jizoan Zendo is the first full time Rinzai centre in Australia . The centre was established in 1998. Most attendees are Australian with some Japanese also attending, anyone is welcome.

Since 2004 the Centre sponsored a Zazenkai for office workers in the Central Business District in conjunction with the Hyogo Prefectural Centre who provided the location. As of early 2008 this meditation group has been suspended until a new city location is found.

A residential Zen training program is hoped by 2010.

Based in the teachings of Hakuin, Zen practice at Jizoan follows Rinzai tradition of zazen meditation, open daily to public participation.

Daily Zazen periods at Jizoan last 90 minutes followed by tea ceremony known as sarei and a light talk on practice. As with most Zen temples there is no need to enroll in a class.

Sunday;

Full day of Zazen meditation and a chance experience rounded healthy life at Zen temple.

During other times of the month other Cultural activities related to Zen such as Flower arranging Ikebana, and Traditional Japanese Martial arts Koryu bujutsu are also held using traditional style rooms at the Centre.

Facility Information

Hours of Operation

  • Daily Zazen: 7:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Sunday 5:00am to 9:00pm
  • Open throughout the year.
  • Please make an appointment for your first attendance by telephone or email. Japanese speakers may be available to assist.

Access

By Bus from Perth Esplanade Busport 940 route, or from Fremantle Train Station 144 route