All the practical information…


5.30    Wake up

6.00    Zazen (meditation)


             Traditional breakfast

             Activities :

– cleaning one’s room
– meeting with elder monks and nuns
– teachings
– outdoor activities (garden, grounds…) at the service of the community

12.30    Lunch


15.00    Zazen (meditation)

16.00    Free time or activities

18.30    Dinner

20.15    Zazen (meditation)

22.00   Bedtime

If you come for the first time :

  • deposit

Your reservation will be effective upon receipt of a 50 € deposit
by bank transfer: IBAN FR76 42559 10000 08013177575 34 / BIC CCOPFRPPXXX
The balance is to be paid on arrival in cash.

  • arrival time

It is necessary to arrive between 3pm and 6pm.

Dinner on the evening of your arrival will be at 7.30pm.

  • bring with you

– A pair of slippers,
– a pair of outdoor shoes that are easy to put on and take off,
– comfortable dark clothes (if you do not have a kimono),
– used clothes for outdoor work,
– a drinking bottle.

For that this retreat to be fully beneficial, thank you for not using your phone or tablet.

Decent dress is required in the monastery.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need any further information.

And for everyone:

  • Health precautions

In view of the development of the pandemic due to covid, it is strongly recommended :

– to wear the mask indoors,
– to wash your hands frequently,
– to ventilate the rooms,
– keep your distance when talking to someone.

On arrival, we will provide you with an antigenic auto-test, which you will be asked to do.

  • Payment

At arrival day, by cash.

  • Annual membership to AZK (Kanshoji Zen Association) :

– 15€ the first year,
– 40€ the following years.
This membership is necessary to be able to stay at the monastery.

  • Bed linen

If you wish, we can provide them for 4€.
We do not provide towels.