Also called the Kesa sutra, the Takkesa Ge is sung as a sign of veneration for the kesa, the Buddha's robe. Before putting on the kesa, we place it above us, on our head, silently reciting the Takkesa Ge three times. During sesshins this sutra is sung together, by everybody, while still seated at the end of the morning zazen.

 

Sutra del Kesa

Dai Sai Gedda Pu Ku
Muso Fukuden Ie
Hibu Nyorai Kyo
Kodo Sho Shu Jo

 

TRANSLATION

Oh, robe of great liberation,
Kesa of formless happiness,
I faithfully receive the Budhha's teaching,
to help liberate all beings.

 

Recivir el kesa.
 

Zen meditation : retreats

Next sesshin : from 30 November 2018 to 02 December 2018 - Information and registration to this zen retreat

Amsterdam Sesshin "North Sea": Zazen the méditation Zen, Zen Dojo Amsterdam Gyo Kai


Like in a mirror Form and reflection look at each other You are not the reflection But the reflection is yourself

Tozan

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