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Online sesshin - 13 -15 November

In these difficult times for all, let us continue to practice together. We suggest that you follow all the sesshin from your home: zazen, ceremonies, ritual meals, teachings, questions and answers.

Continue your practice with us on ZEN ONLINE ! 

Each month Master Reigen Wang-Genh directs retreats ranging from three to nine days in length. These retreats are open to everyone; for both beginners and ordained people alike, sesshins are an opportunity to delve into the heart of Soto Zen. This experience allows participants to experience a practice that has been transmitted through the centuries which affects all aspects of daily life.

Sesshins are comprised of four sessions of zazen - seated meditation - per day, divided by samu - communal work -, silent meals, and cermonies.

Master Wang-Genh gives lectures on various themes. It is also possible to ask him questions by e-mail which he will answer during the mondo - questions and answers.

In order to put you fully in the spirit of the sesshin, you are asked to register formally. 

You will then receive all the practical information and the procedure to follow.

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This sesshin is of course free.

But the temple would be very grateful if you would consider to make a gift. Indeed, during this period when all activities are suspended, the operating costs, they do not stop.

You can make a donation on :

Domiciliation of the account : Crédit Mutuel Strasbourg Europe

IBAN : FR76 1027 8010 0900 0204 2350 194 - BIC : CMCIFR2A

Videos - How to meditate? With Master Wang-Genh

To support your zazen practice - zen meditation - Master Wang-Genh has recorded a series of thematic videos.

They are available in French, with English subtitles. You need to enable the subtitles. The views were taken at the Zen monastery Ryumonji ( Alsace) where Master Wang-Genh most often resides.

A Kito ceremonyto help a person in great physical or moral difficulty - will take place on Saturday after the evening zazen. On Sunday morning, the ceremony of remembrance will take place after the morning zazen. If you would like to give a name for either ceremony, please send us an email. 

schedule FOR THE ONLINE SESSHIN

6:30 - 8:15

ZEN-ONLINE : Zazen - Zen meditation - Morning ceremony
8:15 - 8:40 Silent meal

11:00 - 12:30 

ZEN-ONLINE : Zazen & Teisho - teaching by Master Wang-Genh
12:30 - 13:00 Silent meal

17:30 - 18:45

Saturday 17:00 - 18:40

ZEN-ONLINE : Zazen

ZEN ONLINE: Zazen from 17:00 to 17:35, followed by a Mondo on ZOOM from 17:40 to 18:40

18:45 - 19:15 Silent meal

20:30 - 21:45

ZEN-ONLINE : Zazen - Zen meditation - Evening ceremony 

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