August 2017 : buddhist retreats for 4, 9 or 15 days, beginners welcome !

In the month of August you have the possibility to take part in a Zen meditation retreat of 4 to 15 days duration. The different options are listed below...prices for students, unemployed persons.



This retreat is open to all, beginners or advanced. Experienced monks and nuns will be there to answer questions from people who are coming to the zen monastery for the first time.


The retreat will take place in two parts:

- from Friday, August 11 to Wednesday, August 16: 3 zazen sessions per day.

- from Wednesday, August 16 to Sunday, August 20: 4  zazen sessions per day.


A beautiful opportunity to discover or develope Zen practice during the summer!



- you can enrole for the first part, or the second one, or the whole session.

- on Sunday, a Bodhisattva ordination will take place: receiving the precepts and taking refuge.

- a membership fee of 15 euros is in addition to the price of the retreat (ATZW association membership).



Summer camp 9 days : 285 € / 221 € (students/unemployed)

First 5 days ( preparation) : 155 € / 122 €

Last four days (sesshin) : 146 € / 114 €







from monday 7th august (5pm) to sunday 20th august (3pm)

Special rate 342 € / 255 € ( students/unemployed )

This rate includes the "daily life" retreat (see below) and the summer camp.



from monday 7th august (5pm) to friday 11th august (3pm) -

Discover the daily life of monks and nuns. The program for a typical day can be found here

COST : 86 euros / 62 euros ( students/unemployed) + 15 euros membership of the temple association ATZW.



Addresse :

Monastère Ryumon Ji

7 rue du Chateau d'eau

67340 Weiterswiller - France

0033 - (0)3 88 89 26 02

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