In Zen practice, a Mondo is a dialogue between a disciple and his master.

Most excellent Master

I already thought, without having met you personally, that you were an excellent Master. I've just read that you enjoyed listening to SUMO and this makes me suspect that God exists and that he pretends to be yourself. How would you clarify that for me?
...

The answer is in the question

It's wonderful,    I ask a question, full of hope and of childish expectations, like a child who expects others to show him some affection, to show him he exists, to love him, in a way. It's the child who asks the question.   Then, this question "goes" in virtual space. Then, enters the grown up: as a ...


Soccer

Hello Master Kosen. First, let me thank you for taking the time to read and answer my question: Do you think like me that soccer is the sport of the gods (whithout disparaging other sports, but I think that soccer has something special about it)? And that you can play like professional players by practicing zazen, even if you are not as young...

The adjective formed with this noun is proud.

You are right the ego is a noun, on the other hand pride is not an adjective, it is a common noun.The adjective formed with this noun is proud. But if I understood the thread of your thought well, you wanted to say that pride is a direct consequence of the ego. However, I believe that you wrote that in all knowledge of cause in order to make us ...


Humor?

MASTER KOSEN, I WANTED TO KNOW YOUR THOUGHT ON THE SENSE OF HUMOR IN ZEN, BY THE WAY: GOING THROUGH THE PHOTO GALLERY I BELIEVE THAT SOME BALD MEN HAVE FOUND THEIR DREAMY PLACE TO SOLVE THEIR "BALD" COMPLEX JE.. JE
...



The traditionnal Norwegian cooking

The traditionnal Norwegian cooking can be splitted up in two parts : the first one : frying the second one : coal cooking. Which one seems to you the nearest to the spirit of the true Zen of Master Deshimaru ?
...





Am I connected with somebody through the spirit, What can I do?

Dear and venerated Kosen, Somebody whom I do not know very well is always in my spirit and I feel when he has problems or when he thinks of me. Are we connected by our karma? Should I take charge of him? It makes me perplexed because that has occurred for 5 months and that had never happened to me before. I do not know either how I must come to ...


Zen meditation : retreats

Next sesshin : from 28 December 2018 to 01 January 2019 - Information and registration to this zen retreat

Winter Camp 2018-2019


Turn your light inside and make a half-turn, The infinite and inconceivable source can neither be faced nor avoided Meet the ancient masters and be intimate with their teaching. Tie up the grass to build a hut and never give up.

Sekito

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