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Event! Open house at the monastery - June 2, 2019 - 20th anniversary!! More info…

This year we are celebrating the 20th anniversary of the foundation of the monastery! 1999-2019. On this occasion, various events will be organized. The first to note on your agenda: an Open House afternoon on Sunday, June 2 from 2pm to 6.30pm. Guided tours, meditation workshops, small catering...


Summer retreats - meditation and buddhism - june, july august, september 2019 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.



 

Long term retreat - 3 weeks during june and july - student rates More info…

This three week long retreat in june/july 2019 is an opportunity to discover or develope the practice of zen meditation and to experience monastic life in a buddhist temple. Two sessions are planned this summer : from the 20th of june to the 14th of july and from the 29th of june to the 22nd of july.



Jukai - Ceremony " Taking refuge + receiving the precepts " - July 2019 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.

Important! These teachings on the theme of "Jukai" are open to all, even to people who have already done the ceremony or wish to do so later.



Sommer-Retreats - Meditation und Buddhismus - Juni, Juli, August, September 2019 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 2019 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 3rd of may (6pm) to sunday the 12th of may 2019 (3pm)



The new Monastery Brochure is available: 2019 Program - 20th Anniversary! 1999-2019 More info…

We are pleased to offer you to download the 2019 program of the Ryumonji Monastery (France - Alsace). You will find the different spiritual retreats, short or long term programs, rates, and the list of places of practice related to the monastery in France, Germany and Luxembourg.



Meditation retreat and New Year celebration 2019 - 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 2019" at Ryumonji monastery. BEGINNERS WELCOME!!



Saikawa Roshi's visit / Hossen Shiki ceremony - December 2018 More info…

In december we will once more have the great pleasure of welcoming the japanese zen master Saikawa Roshi to Ryumonji monastery. He will spend two days at the temple in order, in particular, to preside over nun Annemie Genshin van Attenhoven's Hossen ceremony.



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

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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.



 

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