led by Taiun Jean-Pierre Faure

You are looking for a spiritual path, for a more meaningful life… You want to find your way in a society whose values are not always in line with yours…
Kanshoji monastery is offering a Soto Zen Buddhism Discovery Weekend.
During this weekend, a kind welcome and specific guidance will be provided.

Participants will discover the Soto Zen form of Buddhism:

– zazen (meditation)
– rituals
– manual work
– time for sharing and connecting
Teachings on Buddhist practice and philosophy will be given by Zen master Taiun Jean-Pierre Faure.

This spiritual retreat is open to all, but it is specifically intended for those who are not yet familiar with Zen.

First retreat 2023

    Payment for your stay is made on the day of arrival, in cash or by cheque.

    Annual membership to the AZK (Association Zen Kanshoji)
    - 15€ the first year,
    - 40€ the following years.
    This membership is necessary to stay at the monastery.
  • Those with a small budget can apply for a reduction according to their income.
    Those who can are invited to make a donation.

  • The retreat is silent.

  • Arrival : Friday September 22nd between 3pm and 6pm.
    Departure : Sunday September 24th after lunch.

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