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Short Stay

It is always possible to spend a few days at the monastery to begin or to deepen Zen Buddhist practice. 

The schedule at the monastery is efficient and well organized, which allows the practitioner to abandon his or herself completely to the rhythm of the temple. 

A Typical Day

6:00 am: wake up

6:30 am: zazen, seated meditation

7:30 am: ceremony

8:00-8:30 am: genmai, traditional breakfast and sutra chanting

9:00-12:15 : samu, voluntary work done with the community at the temple, carried out in the spirit of generosity ( cooking, gardening, cleaning, wood working, office work, maintenance, etc...)

12:30-1:00 pm: vegetarian meal cooked with organic ingredients, eaten in oryoki bowls (traditional japanese bowls)

2:30-5:00 pm: samu

5:30-6:00 pm: Informal vegetarian evening meal

6:45-8:00 pm: zazen (seated meditation), with teaching by Master Wang-Genh. Evening ceremony and symbolic offering of the day for the wellness of all sentient beings. 

9:30 pm: bed time

Silence is observed from 9:30 pm and 8:30 am the next day.

Prices for short term stay ( except special programs

One week : €136 / €101 - additional weeks : €106 / €66

24 hours €39 / €23


Prices listed are from January 1 2017 and may change. 

Sesshins and teaching weekends are subject to special prices. Please inquire with the secretary. 

Finances should never be an obstacle to practice; please contact us in case of financial difficulty.


Membership to Association: €15 per year ( necessary in order to take part in the activities of the monastery).