Membership of ATZW
Membership to the Association Temple Zen Weiterswiller is necessary in order to participate in activities at the monastery. (Annual membership fee : €15)
What to Bring to the Monastery
Please bring a kimono or loose fitting dark clothing to wear while practicing Zazen, and a zafu (black or brown meditation cushion). You will need a bowl, a spoon, a fork or chopsticks, and a large dark coloured napkin in which to wrap your bowl. You´ll also need a small white napkin. Please bring bed sheets and a pillowcase ( NO SLEEPING BAG PLEASE ). Work clothes and footwear, and sandals or flipflops which can be easily removed are also necessary
If you don´t have any of the above mentioned items, you may borrow them from the temple.
You can rent bedclothes for €6, or €2 per item.
Zazen - seated meditation
Schedule at the Monastery
Monday 6:45pm - 7:45pm
Tuesday 6:30am - 8:00am & 6:15pm - 7:45pm
Wednesday 6:30am - 8:00am & 6:15pm - 7:45pm
Thursday 6:30am - 8:00am & 6:15pm - 7:45pm
Friday 6:30am - 8:00am & 6:15pm - 7:45pm
Saturday 7:00am - 8:30am & 6:15pm - 7:45pm
Sunday 7h00 - 8h30
Sessions open to the public
- If you are already familiar with zazen practice, please feel free to join us.
- If you would like to learn how to practice zazen, please click here.
Please arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled start time. Please call ahead to confirm meditation times; schedule is subject to change: 03 88 89 26 02.
These hours may change during retreats, please double check via mail or telephone before you attend. ( 03 88 89 26 02, Tuesday - Sunday morning).
HOW TO REACH US
Monastery Ryumon Ji
7, rue du château d'eau
67340 Weiterswiller - Alsace - FRANCE
03 88 89 26 02 ( From Tuesday to Sunday, 9:30am-12pm).
If you plan to arrive at the station at Ingwiller, please confirm your arrival time with our office.
Transportation cost from Ingwiller to the Temple : €4
By Car (from Strasbourg)
When you arrive in Weiterswiller, follow the main road. After the restaurant "Les Trois Roses", take the first left onto the "Rue des Roses". Follow this road for 500 meters, the temple is the last house on the left.