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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. 

2020 calender

Retreats are directed by Master Olivier Reigen Wang-Genh

Date  Activities 
25 october to 1. November Autumn Sesshin - 8 days 
11 to 15 November 5-day Sesshin
29 November to 5 December Rohatsu - Arrive the previous evening at 5pm
27 to 29 December Sangha symposium - zen temple La Gendronniere www.zen-azi.org 
29 December to 1 January 2021 New Year's Sesshin

2021 CALENDER

Date Activities 
2 to 5 January  Temple closed
20 to 21 January Boddhisatva precepts ceremony - Jukai
22 to 24 January Sesshin
5 to 7 February Sesshin 
13 to 14 February Zen and Creativity - Calligraphy, Qi Gong - Arrival on Friday around 5pm
20 to 21 February Dojo's responsibles meeting
27 to 28 February  First sesshin - retreat for beginners / Kesa sewing
12 to 14 March Sesshin
27 to 31 March Ango's preparation - only for ordained persons
1 to 5 April Gotan-e - Sesshin in silence 
16 to 18 April Sesshin 
29 April to 2 May Sesshin of the extended sangha - La Gendronnière 
13 to 16 May Sesshin 
17 to 23 May Temple closed
4 to 6 June Sesshin
12 and 13 June Fête du Bouddha - Strasbourg
18 to 20 June Sesshin
26 to 27 June First sesshin - retreat for beginners / Kesa sewing
3 to 4 July Family Sesshin
5 to 9 July Zen and creativity : Qi-Gong, calligraphy, shiatsu - Arrival on Monday around 5 p.m.
10 to 18 July First Summer retreat - 9 days
13 to 14 July Boddhisatva precepts teachings - Jukai
16 to 18 July Sesshin
19 to 27 July Temple closed
27 July to 6 August  Fifth session of the summer camp - La Gendronnière
9 to 22 August Long term retreat - 2 weeks 
14 to 22 August Second Summer retreat - 9 days 
23 to 30 August  Temple closed 
3 to 5 September Sesshin in silence
17 to 19 September  Sesshin
25 and 26 September Zen and. Creativity - Calligraphy, Qi Gong, Shiatsu - Arrival on Friday around 5pm
2 to 3 October  First sesshin - retreat for beginners / Kesa sewing
15 to 17 October  Sesshin
29 October to 1 November  Sesshin 
2 to 8 November  Temple closed - 5 days 
11 to 14 November  Sesshin
28 November to 4 December  Rohatsu - Arrival the day before at 5 p.m.
23 to 27 December  Temple closed
27 to 29 December  Sangha symposium - La Gendronnière 
29 December to 1 January New Year's Sesshin 

Rates 2020

For all activities it is necessary to join the association ATZW - €15 year

Activity Normal rate Reduced rate*

3 day Sesshin

135 €

103 €

4 day Sesshin

171 €

126 €

Rôhatsu sesshin

288 €

220 €

Gotan-e Sesshin

171 €

126 €

5 day sesshin 213 € 158 €
Zaike Retreat 325 € 238 €

Long term retreats - 3 weeks and more 

415 €

305 €

Zen and creativity - calligraphie, Qi-Gong etc.

392 € 285 €
8 day sesshin - Autumn sesshin  325 € 238 €
August retreat 325 € 238 €

    1st 5 days

187 €

132 €

    4 day Sesshin

171 €

122 €

Kesa week-end

122 €

78 €

Calligraphie week-end

185 €

138 €

First sesshin

175 €

142 €

Family retreat

175 €

142 € 

Zen at work

236 €

160 €

Sesshin New Year 148  € 109 €
Retreat + New Year's Eve party 225 € 148 €
New Year's Eve party only 82 € 57 €

*Reduced rate : Jobseekers and students 

The prices listed above are valid from January 1st, 2020 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.

Rates for retreats - EXCLUDING special programs

  Normal rate Special rate*
One month 415 € 305 €
One week 158 € 130 €
Week-end - 2 nights  84 € 67 €

*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. 

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