The Lyon 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.

Le maître zen Ryurin Desmur

Zen Teaching

This dojo is directed by Master Ryurin Desmur

Christophe Ryurin Desmur is a zen monk since 1989. He is responsible for  the practice of Zen in Lyon.

Chinese calligraphy teacher, he is the Kosen Sangha official calligrapher.

October 8th 2009 he received the Shiho (dharma transmission) from the hands of Master Kosen

 

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
Tuesday07:00 19:00
Wednesday07:30 
Thursday07:00 19:00
Friday07:00 
Saturday11:00 
Sunday11:00 

Beginners' course in the practice of Zazen

The beginners' course takes place each Saturday,

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.

Initiation au zazen : samedi à 10 h 30 et mardi à 18 h 30

Address : 11 rue Dumenge 69004 Lyon FRANCE


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Address : 11 rue Dumenge 69004 Lyon FRANCE

Tel. : (0)4 78 29 69 29

Website : Lyon zen dojo

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