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The monastery

Located in Dordogne, in the heart of the Périgord-Limousin National Park, Kanshoji, the Monastery of the light of Kannon, is a buddhist monastery of the Soto zen lineage. Its abbot, Taiun Jean-Pierre Faure, received the monk’s ordination from Taisen Deshimaru Roshi and the dharma transmission from Donin Minamizawa Roshi, vice-zenji of Eiheiji, the temple founded by Dogen.