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
Samu

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 !

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






deshimau -> Kosen

Zazen on zoom with master Kosen, Sunday August 8

This Sunday August 8th is the 2nd day of the summer camp session led by Master Kosen, in his temple Yujo Nyusanji. We invite you to participate from your home in the afternoon zazen which takes place at 17:00, by entering the virtual dojo of the Kosen Sangha.

Zen Y Playa X

The Ryokan Dojo Zen de Barcelona organizes the 10th Week of Zen Practice in Catalonia, Zen y Playa X, with Master Soko from Thursday 26 of August to Thursday 2 of September, it takes place in a well equipped country house surrounded by nature near the Empúries beach (Costa Brava).  


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 2021: Zazen the méditation Zen, Caroux Temple near of Montpellier

From Saturday 30 October to Monday 01 November 2021 (arrivals the evening before). This sesshin will take place in Temple zen Yujo Nyusanji. The nun San Pai Gabriela Sobel will be responsible of teaching.

 

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Zen meditation : retreats

Next sesshin : from 30 October 2021 to 01 November 2021 - Information and registration to this zen retreat

Autumn camp 2021: Zazen the méditation Zen, Caroux Temple near of Montpellier


In the vertical contact The three worlds become a single instant In the horizontal contact The directions exist facing our eyes

Keisan

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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