The practice of awakening

Summary of an interview of Jean-Pierre Taiun Faure for the magazine Sagesses Bouddhistes Why is awakening or liberation so difficult to describe? How to describe that which cannot be described? When awakening is realized, we enter the realm…

Kanshoji’s 20th anniversary celebrations

Speeches and testimonials On 10 and 11 June, we celebrated the 20th anniversary of the monastery. Over 140 guests attended. Everything went very smoothly and naturally. The atmosphere was joyful, the hearts peaceful. We would like to share…

The 2022 Winter Ango

  The 12th winter ango went well in Kanshoji. During this training period, the monk Mokusho Eric Hadjadj, from the Limoges Zen Centre, took on the role of shuso, the first of the monks, guiding the other five participants by his…

Summer Retreats

The health situation led us to innovate: the usual summer sessions gave way to the "Summer Retreats". All summer long, everyone could come on the dates that suited them and for the duration they chose. The practice was that of the daily…

The winter ango has started in excellent conditions

The winter ango (training period) started in very good conditions. The Canadian monk, Myoshin Roberto Di Giacomantonio, took up his function as shuso, the first of the monks - the one who guides by his example the 13 other participants. Rev.…