All the practical information…

Schedule

5.30    Wake up

6.00    Zazen (meditation)

             Ceremony

             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

               Rest

15.00    Zazen (meditation)

16.00    Free time or activities

18.30    Dinner

20.15    Zazen (meditation)

21.30   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.

  • 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,
– an electric torch if you’re sleeping in a tent.

Decent attire is required in the monastery.

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

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

And for everyone:

  • Payment

At arrival day, in 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€, otherwise bring your own sheets or sleeping bag.
We do not provide towels.