The Geneva zen dojo is an authentic and traditional Zen dojo dedicated to the daily practice of Zen.

The responsible has received monk or nun ordination, and practice the main sesshins within the Kosen Sangha.

The dojo welcomes anybody wishing to discover the practice of zazen, in the spirit transmitted by Master Deshimaru.

Maître Keisen Vuillemin, moine zen

Zen Teaching

This dojo is directed by Master Keisen Vuillemin

Monk since 1987, he is originally a disciple of Master Étienne Mokusho Zeisler.

At the death of Master Mokusho he joined the sangha of Master Kosen with the agreement of him who, in june 2007, he received the Shiho of Master Myoken Bec.

Responsible for the practice of Zen in Geneva, Master Keisen also hold an important position at CERN.

Master zen Keisen Vuillemin with Master Myoken Bec

Master Keisen Vuillemin

Master Keisen Vuillemin practicing zazen

Master Keisen Vuillemin at CERN, Genève

On the days and times shown below, the Dojo is opened for the practice of Zazen. Zazen lasts around an hour and a half. We ask you to arrive 10 minutes in advance to prepare yourself for Zazen.

 MorningEvening
Tuesday06:30 19:00
Wednesday06:30 
Thursday06:30 19:00
Friday06:30 
Saturday10:00 

Beginners' course in the practice of Zazen

The beginners' course takes place each Saturday, 09:00

During the beginners' course, you will be shown the different sorts of meditation exercises which are traditionally practiced in an authentic Zen Dojo : Zazen, Kin-Hin, Sampaï, Gassho.

You will be assisted in the practice of these various exercises by zen monks or advanced practitioners. You will also learn about proper behaviour and attitude in a Dojo during meditation.

The course lasts 45 minutes and is followed by a 1 hour Zazen. This is free of charge. No need to register in advance. Just dress in loose fitting, dark clothes.

Couture le vendredi après-midi à 17 heures

Address : 16, Avenue Calas 1206 Geneva SUIZERLAND


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Address : 16, Avenue Calas 1206 Geneva SUIZERLAND

Tel. : (0) 22 789 32 93

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