All the practical information…


6.00    Wake up

6.30    Zazen (meditation)

7.45    Ceremony

8.00    Traditional breakfast

8.45    Activities :

– teachings
– meeting with elder monks and nuns
– cleaning of your room
– outdoor activities in 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, because at 7pm there will be a convivial meeting with the monks and nuns to get to know each other, to give you the first information and to answer your questions.

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 retreat is a time to withdraw from our usual preoccupations and to turn our gaze inward. So that this retreat is fully beneficial, thank you for not using your phone or tablet. In case of emergency, your family can reach you by calling the switchboard of the monastery.

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

And for everyone:

  • Dates

Arrival : Tuesday August 9th between 3 and 6pm. Departure : Sunday August 14th after lunch.

  • Sanitary rules

It is strongly recommended to follow the barrier gestures, including wearing a mask, within the monastery. On your arrival, we will provide you with an antigenic self-test which you will be asked to complete.

  • Bed linen

If you wish, we can provide them for 4€.