Welcome to Green Mountain Zen!

We are Zen Buddhist practice community based in Wellington, New Zealand. We offer a regular programme of classes in sitting meditation, half- and full-day Zen retreats and Sesshin (extended retreats). The community is under the guidance of Philip Shinko Squire, Roshi, and affiliated to Yokoji Zen Mountain Center in Southern California.

Join us for Zazen or an “Introduction to Zen”!

If you are interested in Zen practice and Buddhist teachings you are welcome to join us at our regular Thursday Evening Meditation in Mt. Victoria, Wellington.
If this is your first time of sitting Zazen with a group, please join us for a 30 minute “Introduction to Zen” every first Thursday of a month starting at 6:30pm (RSVP required).
Please have a look at our Events and Practice page to find out more about upcoming events.

Please contact us via e-mail for more information.