Activities

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The history of Zen through the centuries and countries has always shown remarkable creativity.

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© David Gabriel Fischer

After a week's closure, the practice of Gyoji resumes at Ryumonji. We offer you to follow the meditations every day from your home: zazen, ceremonies, teachings, questions and answers. You will find the schedule below.

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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).

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For the 20th anniversary of the temple we organised an Open Day last june. This was a public event to celebrate the anniversary with the inhabitants of the region. At the end of november the festivities continue but this time for the sangha!

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La maison du Dâna, lieu de pratique de la méditation zen

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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Brochure zen temple France

In this beautiful full-colour brochure, discover all the information for 2020: retreats, events, prices, calendar as well as the updated list of centres linked to the monastery in Europe.

Enjoy your reading!

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Encens qui brule avant la cérémonie

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.

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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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