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calendar and rates

Calendar and Rates

Maître Olivier Reigen Wang-Genh teaches during each of these retreats. It is possible to ask questions privately - dokusan - or publicly in the dojo during zazen - mondô.

Arrival is on the evening prior to the first day indicated - a meal will be served at 8:30pm. Departure the last day after lunch. 

CALENDAR 2022

The sesshins are led by Master Olivier Reigen Wang-Genh

Date Activities 
January 19 and 20 Teachings on the Bodhisattva precepts
January 21 to 23 Sesshin - Jukai
Transmission of the precepts
February 4 to 6 Sesshin 
February 11 to 13 1st sesshin - Kesa sewing
February 19 and 20  Responsibles' meeting 
February 26 and 27 

Zen and creativity

Arrival on Friday around 5pm

March 11 to 13 Sesshin
March 25 to 27 Sesshin
April 10 to 14 Zaike Retreat - for the ordained
April 15 to 18  Gotan-e
April 19 to 22 Temple closed
April 28 to May 1

40 years

Commemoration of the death of Master Deshimaru

Gendronniere Zen Temple

May 13 to 15 Sesshin
May 26 to 29 Spring Sesshin
May 30 to June 6 Temple closed
June 10 to 12 Sesshin
June 18 and 19 Family sesshin
June 24 to July 24 Long Term Retreat
June 24 to 26 Sesshin 
July 2 and 3 Buddha Festival - Strasbourg 
July 7 to 10

Zen and Creativity

Arrival on Wednesday around 5pm

July 11 to 17

1st Summer retreat

Sesshin

Teachings and transmission of the precepts of the bodhisattvas - JUKAI

July 22 to 24 1st sesshin - Kesa sewing
July 25 to 27 Temple closed
July 29 to August 6

5th session of the summer camp

Gendronniere Zen Temple

August 8 to 11 Temple closed
August 13 to 21 2nd Summer Retreat - 9 days
August 22 to 29 Temple closed
September 2 to 4 Sesshin in silence
September 16 to 18 Sesshin
September 24 and 25

Calligraphy - Qi Gong - Shiatsu

Arrival on Friday around 5pm

October 1 and 2 1st sesshin - Sewing the kesa
October 14 to 16 Sesshin 
October 29 to November 1 Sesshin 
November 11 to 13 Sesshin
November 19 to 20 1st sesshin - Sewing the kesa
December 4 to 11 

Rôhatsu

Arrival the day before at 5pm

December 22 to 26 Temple closed
December 30 to January 1, 2023 New Year's Sesshin

 

Rates 2022

For all activities, membership to the ATZW association is required: 15 euros/year

Activities Normal fee

Special Price*

2-day sesshin 112 euros 94 euros
3-day sesshin 141 euros 107 euros
4-day sesshin 177 euros 132 euros
Rôhatsu sesshin (7 days) 300 euros 229 euros
Gotan-e sesshin (3 and a half days) 221 euros 164 euros
Zaike retreat 339 euros 248 euros
Jukai including preparation 255 euros 178 euros
Long term retreats (more than 3 weeks) 432 euros 317 euros
Zen and creativity (calligraphy, etc.) 5 days 408 euros 297 euros
Kesa 5 days 301 euros 153 euros
Qi-gong weekend 184 euros 158 euros
Shiatsu weekend 184 euros 158 euros
Summer session 9 days 339 euros 248 euros
   First 5 days 195 euros 136 euros
   Sesshin 4 days 177 euros 132 euros
Summer session 7 days 289 euros 217 euros
  First 3 days 141 euros 107 euros
  Sesshin 4 days 177 euros 132 euros
Kesa weekend 135 euros 82 euros
Calligraphy weekend 193 euros 144 euros
First sesshin 2 days 192 euros 155 euros
First sesshin 3 days 288 euros 225 euros
Family Sesshin** 183 euros 148 euros
New year's sesshin 154 euros 113 euros
New years Sesshin and New year's eve 235 euros 154 euros
New year's eve only 86 euros 59 euros 

*Reduced rate : Jobseekers and students 

The prices listed above are valid from January 1st, 2021 and are subject to change. 

Additional rates apply to certain sesshins, for example those attended by Saikawa Roshi. Please confirm the cost of the sesshin with the secretary. 

Long stay retreates include the sesshins for the relevant period. Participation in other activities is possible on payment of a supplement.

**The price indicated for the "family" sesshin is for parents. 

  • Children over 15 years : 85 euros / 75 euros
  • Children from 3 to 15 years : 45 euros / 35 euros
  • Under 3 years : free (children must remain under the supervision of a parent).

Rates for retreats - EXCLUDING special programs

  Normal rate Special rate*
Three weeks to one month 432 € 317 €
Two weeks 287 € 220,50 €
24 hours  51 € 39 €

*Reduced rate : Jobseekers and students 

This price includes tuition, accommodation and meals.

  • Association membership : 15 euros per year - membership is required to partake in temple activities. 

The information transmitted during registration are strictly confidential and intended only for those responsible for the association, any disclosure to third parties is excluded. Members may request at any time, in writing, the deletion of this data. 

If sesshin included in stays of less than three weeks, it is to be paid separately or as a supplement.

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