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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
December 4 to 10

Rôhatsu

Arrival the day before at 5pm

December 22 to 26 Temple closed
December 30 to January 1, 2023 New Year's Sesshin
January 2 to 5 Temple closed 
January 18 to 22

Teaching on the Bodhisattva precepts and transmission of the preceptsJUKAI

January 20 to 22 Sesshin 
February 3 to 5 Sesshin 
February 10 to 12 First sesshin - Kesa sewing
February 18 and 19 Responsibles' meeting
February 24 to 26

Sesshin

March 6 to 8 Temple closed
March 10 to 12

Zen and creativity 

Arrival on Thursday 9th around 5pm

March 24 to 26 Sesshin
April 2 to 5

Zaike retreat - for the ordained 

Rest on 6 April

April 7 to 10

Gotan-e

Silent sesshin

April 11 to 17 Temple closed 
April 28 to Mai 1 

Sesshin de la Grande Sangha

Zen Temple La Gendronnière

Mai 18 to 21 Spring Sesshin 
Mai 27 to 29 First sesshin - Kesa Sewing
Mai 30 to June 5 Temple closed
June 9 to 11 Sesshin
June 17 to 18 Family Sesshin 
Juin 26 to July 23  Long Term Retreat 
June 24 and 25 Buddha Festival - Strasbourg 
June 29 to July 2 

Zen and creativity

July 8 to 16

1st Summer Retreat 

Sesshin

Teaching on the Bodhisattva precepts and transmission of the precepts - JUKAI

July 21 to 23 First sesshin - Kesa Sewing
July 27 to August 4 

Sesshin de la Grande Sangha

Zen Temple La Gendronnière

August 6 to 8 Temple closed
August 9 to 20 Long Term retreat 
August 12 to 20 2nd Summer Session 
August 21 to 28 Temple closed
September 1 to 3 Silent Sesshin 
September 15 to 17 Sesshin
September 23 and 24

Zen and Creativity 

Arrival on Friday around 5pm

September 30 to October 1 First sesshin - Kesa Sewing 
October 20 to 22 Sesshin
November 1 to 5 Sesshin
November 17 to 19 First sesshin - Kesa Sewing 
December 3 to 9

Rohatsu

Arrival the day before at 5pm

December 18 to 26 Temple closed
December 29 to January 1, 2024 New Year's Sesshin 

Rates 2022

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

Activities Normal fee

Special Price*

**Stay tax
2-day sesshin 112 euros 94 euros 1,50 euros
3-day sesshin 141 euros 107 euros 2,25 euros
4-day sesshin 177 euros 132 euros 3,00 euros
Rôhatsu sesshin (7 days) 300 euros 229 euros 5,25 euros
Gotan-e sesshin (3 and a half days) 221 euros 164 euros 3,75 euros
Zaike retreat 339 euros 248 euros 3,75 euros
Jukai including preparation 255 euros 178 euros 5,25 euros
Long term retreats (more than 3 weeks) 432 euros 317 euros  
Zen and creativity (calligraphy, etc.) 5 days 408 euros 297 euros 3,75 euros
Kesa 5 days 301 euros 153 euros 3,75 euros
Qi-gong weekend 184 euros 158 euros 1,50 euros
Shiatsu weekend 184 euros 158 euros 1,50 euros
Summer session 9 days 339 euros 248 euros 6,75 euros
   First 5 days 195 euros 136 euros 3,75 euros
   Sesshin 4 days 177 euros 132 euros 3,00 euros
Summer session 7 days 289 euros 217 euros 5,25 euros
  First 3 days 141 euros 107 euros 2,25 euros
  Sesshin 4 days 177 euros 132 euros 3,00 euros
Kesa weekend 135 euros 82 euros 1,50 euros
Calligraphy weekend 193 euros 144 euros 1,50 euros
First sesshin 2 days 192 euros 155 euros 1,50 euros
First sesshin 3 days 288 euros 225 euros 2,25 euros
Family Sesshin** 183 euros 148 euros 1,50 euros
New year's sesshin 154 euros 113 euros 1,50 euros
New years Sesshin and New year's eve 235 euros 154 euros 2,25 euros
New year's eve only 86 euros 59 euros  0,75 euros

*Reduced rate : Jobseekers and students 

** The Community of Communes of Hanau La Petite Pierre has introduced a tourist tax on the territory to contribute to the development of tourism activities. This tourist tax is applicable from May 1st 2022 at a rate of 75 cents per person per night (to pay in addition to the sesshin).

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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