Zen Meditation

About Zen Buddhism

Zen Buddhism is a school of Mahayana Buddhism that has emerged in China and has since spread to other Asian countries and the West. It puts emphasis on the practice of meditation as the key to awakening one’s inner nature, compassion, and wisdom – without being misled by logical thoughts or language.Zen has different forms and flavours depending on the culture that embraced it.

Regular practice can contribute to an overall sense of well-being and resilience in the face of life’s challenges

Benefits of Zen Meditation

The practice involves sitting in a specific posture and focusing on the breath or a particular aspect of the present moment. The benefits of Zen meditation are numerous and have been widely studied. Here are some key reasons why Zen meditation is considered beneficial.

Stress Reduction

Improved Concentration

Emotional Regulation

Mind Body Connection

Better Sleep

Increased Patience

Mujyo Zenji

Mujyo Zenji is the Head of the Australian Zen Studies Institute. Mujyo received his training from a Zen monk at Tofukuji Rinzai Daihozan Senmondojo, Kyoto, Japan, and is the disciple of Kiedo Fukushima in the lineage of Zenkei Shibayama. 


Mujyo is an accomplished artist in multiple mediums including Traditional Sumi-e (monotonal painting), Zenga (Zen painting), western painting, drawing and sculpture.