Discovery weekend

    Do you want to give meaning to your life? Are you looking for peace of mind? Do you aspire to see more clearly in a world whose values you do not share? Then come and participate in a spiritual retreat in a Zen monastery, discover…

Teaching weekend : Meeting with the founding abbot

  Led by Taiun Jean-Pierre Faure   The purpose of this meeting is to study the Buddha teaching and to put it into practice in our life. Opened to new practitioners. We will practice zazen in the morning and in the evening…

Gratitude retreat

directed by Taiun JP Faure   Away from the dust of the social world, practicing meditation, ceremonies, eating meals in silence, receiving the teachings... This retreat commemorates the entry into Nirvana of Shakyamuni Buddha.   *…

March Retreat

Led by Hosetsu L. Scemama   During this retreat, cut off from our daily environment, we forget our usual preoccupations and devote ourselves to the spiritual practice: to return to a deeply peaceful, available, open mind. Zazen…

Kesa sewing workshop

The kesa is the clothing of Buddha. Originally Shakyamuni Buddha collected old rags, washed and dyed them with earth - kesa means "earth colour" -, carefully assembled them point by point, and then put them on. The kesa has since been handed…

Kesa sewing workshop

  The kesa is the clothing of Buddha. Originally Shakyamuni Buddha collected old rags, washed and dyed them with earth – kesa means “earth colour” -, carefully assembled them point by point, and then put them on. The kesa has…

Teaching weekend : Meeting with the founding abbot

  Photo by David Keaste Led by Taiun Jean-Pierre Faure The purpose of this meeting is to study the Buddha teaching and to put it into practice in our life. Opened to new practitioners. We will practice zazen in the morning and…

Winter session

Led by Taiun JP Faure This retreat (in Japanese: sesshin, "to touch the mind") is the opportunity to end the year and start the new year all together and under the best auspices.    

November Retreat

Led by Taiun JP Faure During this retreat, cut off from our daily environment, we forget our usual preoccupations and devote ourselves to the spiritual practice: to return to a deeply peaceful, available, open mind. Zazen is the root practice…

Discovery Weekend October

Do you want to give meaning to your life? Are you looking for peace of mind? Do you aspire to see more clearly in a world whose values you do not share? Then come and participate in a spiritual retreat in a Zen monastery, discover Buddhist…