This year, again, a period of 15 days of samu is offered to you before the summer camp. This is an opportunity to enjoy the temple, practice in the dojo while participating in the establishment of the traditional summer camp.
Dogen was influenced by the long, harsh snowy winters of Echizen in northern Japan. After his stay there, he often spoke of snow. Dogen was probably encouraging himself when he said:
Get ready for autumn camp by doing some gardening!
24 hours of Zazen around the world,led by nuns and monk of the Kosen Sangha, in our dojo online.
The Ryokan Dojo de Barcelona organizes the 12th Edition of Zen y Playa with Master Soko, from Friday 25 of August to Sunday 3 of September 2023. The retreat takes place in Can Oliver, a well equipped vacation complex surrounded by nature, with swimming pool, fully equipped and adapted for children and people with reduced mobility, 30 minutes from the beaches of Empúries (Costa Brava). The first zazen (zen meditation) of the day, weather conditions permitting, takes place by the sea on Muscleres beach, in front of the Empúries archaeological site, starting just before sunrise. A great opportunity to discover, experiment and deepen the practice of zazen, in a beautiful natural setting, together with regular practitioners, monks, nuns and people who are new to the practice of zen. Registration open, limited places.
After the sesshin of Kesa directed by Françoise Kosen Laurent, the summer camp is coming. Already at the temple, we are mobilized to be able to welcome you: the roto-cutter is running at full speed to clear all the possibilities of camping places.
10 days of samu will take place at Yujo Nyusanji zen Temple from saturday 14 to tuesday 24 may 2022. The samu will be led by the monk Richard Kosen Féret
This page presents some videos which tell the magic of the practice of Zen meditation: zazen, at Yujo Nyusanji Zen Temple.
The Dojo Zen Ryokan of Barcelona is organizing its 11° edition of Zen y Playa in Catalonia, from August 26 to September 4, 2022.
Dear practitioners, The online Zazen resumed in the online Dojo of the Kosen Sangha, for the northern hemisphere.
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.
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).
Lara (15 years old) lives in Amsterdam. She grew up in Zen and now asks the same questions to different masters of the Kosen Sangha. Here are the answers from Master Soko.
The cuban Sangha was founded by Master Kosen in 1996. Today that Sangha, after many years of practicing zazen in difficult conditions, at home or in loaned places, seeks to acquire a house to create a Zen center. Here is a letter from Master Bárbara Kosen about this project.
On June 5th, The ZEN DOJO “GYO KAI”, in AMSTERDAM organizes a Zazen day mixed presential and distancial.