THE SECRET OF ZEN
IS ZAZEN
The great sitting of buddhas and patriarchs
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Hishiryo
Beyond thought
Sitting in Lotus
Concentrated in posture and breathing
Let the thoughts pass
fu do chi, la sagesse sans bouger
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Yujo Nyusanji Zen Temple
A haven of peace in the heart of Languedoc
Come to practice
the great sitting of buddhas
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fu do chi, la sagesse sans bouger
Touch the mind
SESSHIN
Become intimate with oneself
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A period dedicated to
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intensive practice of
concentration in the acts of everyday's life by manual and collective labour,
Zazen
in the dojo
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Welcome to Zen Deshimaru

This website contains the expression of living Zen Buddhism, transmitted in the West by Master Deshimaru to his disciple Kosen. What is Zen Buddhism ?

Do you want to learn about zen?

Read our articles What is Zen?, What is being Zen? Browse through the hundreds of questions and answers by Master Deshimaru and Master Kosen and watch the many videos and animations...

The secret of Zen is practising Zazen, that is why we recommend looking at the list of Dojos where you can practice and receive the traditional and authentic teaching of Zen.

Enjoy reading these articles and see you soon on a Zafu !

Zen meditation : next sesshin

Zen can also be more intensively practised during sesshins (Zen retreats). Sesshins are planned throughout the year, during extended weekends which coincide with vacations and culminate with the summer camp consisting of three sessions of 10 days. Many of the sesshins take place in our temple Yujo Nyusanji, in the splendid regional park of Caroux in the south of France and at the templo Shobogenji in Argentina.

Autumn Camp 2017

From Wednesday 01 November to Sunday 05 November 2017 (arrivals the evening before). This sesshin will take place in Temple zen Yujo Nyusanji. Le moine Sen Ki Frédéric Gruau will be responsible of teaching.

Kosen Sangha : sesshins, zazen's days of practice, news






Mei Ran Zen Dojo (Amsterdam)

Introduction to zen meditation in Amsterdam

The Mei Ran Zen Dojo in Amsterdam proposes free introduction to the zen meditation every sunday 10.00 - 11.00 The introduction will be follwed by a meditation with other practitioners from 11.00 to 12.30.

Mâitre Kosen, kampai prés du nouveau pont, 3eme session 2015

The zen Bar

Gijs, from Amsterdam, responsible of the bar during the summer camp 2015, at the Yujo Nyuzanji temple, transmits his sucessfull experience.


 

Zen meditation : retreats

Next sesshin : from 01 November 2017 to 05 November 2017 - Information and registration to this zen retreat

Autumn Camp 2017


Invariably Master Tenryu has raised his thumb Unifying the sky and the earth Without splitting the East from the West Gutei is a real laugh Stroke by muteness The sex erected facing the moon.

Tenryu

Donate to the Sangha

You can contribute to the Yujo Nyusanji zen temple sustainable forest management and conservation plan


Mondo

Questions to zen Master Kosen

Boddidharma, buddhist monk

Master Kosen

Follow his teachings in the Montpellier Zen dojo and in the great sesshins at Yujo Nyusanji zen temple


Kusens

Listen to and download last teachings (in french) of Master Kosen in Montpellier's dojo