Blogs


Rôhatsu sesshin : intensive, silent meditation retreat - december 2018 More info…

I

During the first week of december the traditional Rohatsu sesshin will take place at the soto zen monastery of Ryumonji. This is a unique opportunity to deepen one's practice by plunging, in silence, into sitting meditation, zazen.



 

Weekend of discovery: Zen meditation + calligraphy, shiatsu, qi-gong - 15 & 16 September 2018 More info…

A weekend in a zen monastery with learning zazen ( zen meditation) and the choice of a workshop. Calligraphy, shiatsu or Qi-Gong.

The proposed activities promote calm and concentration. The teachers are Buddhist monks and nuns, each with long practical experience to guide the participants. Retreat September 15 and 16.



Retreat in silence ( sesshin ) from thursday the 6th of september (7pm ) to sunday the 9th of september More info…

A retreat period in complete silence will take place in September at the Zen monastery Ryumonji (Alsace, France)

For 3 days you can seek peace of mind in the best conditions and learn or deepen your  practice of Zen meditation (zazen). Beginners welcome.

August 2018 : buddhist retreats for 4, 9 or 15 days, beginners welcome ! More info…

From Friday, August 17 (6.00 p.m.) to Sunday, August 26 (3.00 p.m.), a sesshin (Buddhist retreat) will be held at the Ryumon Ji Zen monastery. During this session, the emphasis will be laid on zazen (sitting meditation) and samu (collective activities).



Summer retreats - meditation and buddhism - june, july august, september 2018 More info…

Several retreat periods are offered by the buddhist monastery Ryumonji (Alsace, France) during the summer. There is a special reduced rate if you come for a three week period of zen buddhist practice and meditation (zazen). Beginners are welcome to attend during this summer period, there will be introductions organised specifically for them and a monk or nun will be available to assist them.



Spring retreat - 9 days - zen buddhism and meditation - may 2018 More info…

The 9 day spring retreat is an opportunity to discover or deepen the practice of zen meditation and to experience monastic life in a buddhist temple. From friday the 4th of may (6pm) to sunday the 13th of may 2018 (3pm)



Master Saikawa Roshi’s coming + Hossen Shiki ceremony More info…

In February, we will be greatly pleased to receive once more the Japanese Master Saikawa Roshi.

He will be present at the temple for 2 days, in particular to supervise the Hossen ceremony of monk Christian Dosen Helbock, co-person in charge of Vienna’s dojo (Austria).



JUKAI - the ceremonie in july 2018 More info…

In the life of a Zen practitioner, the ceremony of Jukai is a crucial step. It consists in receiving the precepts (Kai) of the Bodhisattva and, by doing so, of taking refuge in the three treasures: Buddha, Dharma, Sangha.



The new 2018 brochure to download! ( in french ) More info…

Every year we publish a program (brochure) presenting activities at the zen buddhist monastery Ryumonji (Alsace, France). It contains a lot of information on daily practice (zen meditation) and the different types of retreat at the monastery and especially ... a list of the practice places (dojos) linked to the monastery in various towns in France and Germany. Free to download.



Meditation retreat and New Year celebration 2018 - Beginners welcome ! More info…

Dear friends

To celebrate the new year together we are delighted to invite you to our "New Year zen meditation's retreat 2018" at Ryumonji monastery. BEGINNERS WELCOME!!



Zen meditation (EN tempo)

Autres centres en France

German langage Sangha

Others center in France

Administrateurs :

To prevent automated spam submissions leave this field empty.