Ellen Davison

Ellen's 2017 Schedule

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Weekly Meditation Groups

Mondays: Zen Meditation 6:30pm-8:15pm

Kuan Yin Meditation Centre, Lismore Heights

Contact Rachel 0427 778 837


Wednesdays: Insight/Vipassana Meditation 7:00pm -8:45pm

Kuan Yin Meditation Centre, Lismore Heights

Contact: Rosie on 0402 682 925





The Path of Awakening

Thursday March 30th to Tuesday April 4th 2017

A six day Insight/Mindfulness retreat with Ellen Davison at Sangsurya, Byron Bay

This 5 day retreat will include meditation instructions on the Four Foundations of Mindfulness, meditation periods of sitting and walking, Dharma talks, mindfulness work periods, and individual interviews. Those new to meditation can experience a valuable but gentle introduction to silent meditation and the Dharma teachings in a welcoming supportive environment.

Contact: Jen on 02 66886366, email: cycad5@iprimus.com.au

Download Flyer here (1.9MB pdf)

Download Registration Form here (600kb MSWord.docx)


Freedom of the Heart - A 6 day silent Meditation Retreat
August: Friday 19th - Thursday 25th
Teachers: Ellen Davison and Radha Nicholson
Venue: Sangsurya, Byron Bay

September: Friday September 1st - Thursday September 7th

Freedom of the Heart - A six day silent Meditation Retreat

Teachers: Ellen Davison and Radha Nicholson

Venue: Sangsurya, Byron Bay

This retreat consists of sitting and walking meditation, open inquiry sessions, group and individual meetings with the teachers, an optional morning yoga period, Dharma talks, and guided meditations.                                                                                                                     

Contact: Jen: email cycad5(at)iprimus.com.au or (02) 6688 6366



A residential Zen Retreat

Thursday April 20th (evening) – Sunday 23rd

Teacher: Ellen Davison

Venue: Dorrigo

This 3 day residential Zen Sesshin (retreat) in Dorrigo will include meditation instructions, sitting and walking meditation, chanting, Dharma talks, and individual interviews.

Ellen is a Zen teacher within the Diamond Sangha Lineage established by Robert Aitken Roshi. Ellen leads Zen groups in Lismore and Bellingen and leads Sesshin (Zen Retreats) in Australia.

Contact: Vince at bellingenzengroup(at)gmail.com


Hazy Moon Spring Sesshin (retreat) Sat September 23rd - Thurs September 29th

Venue: Rising Pheonix Retreat, Mullumbimby. 

 This 6 day sesshin will allow and encourage participants to settle deeply into the silence and stillness of the practice and to explore the deeper questions and issues which often arise in the course of one’s life.


Zazenkai (Day of Zen Practice)

Ellen conducts Zazenkai (Days of Zen Practice) in Bellingen on a regular basis.     

June 18th – a one day Zazenkai from 9am to 4pm 

November 18th – a one day Zazenkai from 9am to 4pm

Contact: Vince at bellingenzengroup(at)gmail.com