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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 ceremonies 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!!



Retreat in silence ( sesshin ) from thursday the 31th of august (7pm ) to sunday the 3rd of september - buddhist monastery 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 2017 : buddhist retreats for 4, 9 or 15 days, beginners welcome ! More info…

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.



Workshop Zen and creativity - vom 7th to 12th of july 2017 More info…

Over the centuries and across many countries Zen has always shown a remarkable creativity. All the arts related to this practice of presence and unity with the present moment be it flower arranging, calligraphy, painting, poetry or pottery express the creativity and spontaneity of the work as it is without seeking to correct or transform.



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

This three week long retreat in june/july 2017 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 19th of june to the 9th of july and from the 30th of june to the 23rd of july.



Summer retreats - meditation and buddhism - june, july august 2017 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.



New brochure 2017 ! Zen monastery Ryumonji - France - retreats. More info…

The 2017 brochure of the zen monastery Ryumonji ( France) has been issued! In colour, with many explanations, pieces of information and a presentation of events for the year 2017. In this booklet you will also find information on all the places of practice connected to the monastery in France, Germany, Austria… A thousand thanks to the creators Georg Kangen Baumewerd and François Rinryu Busson. Have a good read!