What is a sesshin ?

Touch the mind, become intimate with oneself, concentrating in zazen on the unified body and mind. This teaching was transmitted by Master Taisen Deshimaru.

Neither philosophy, nor ethics, nor religion, the Zen allows us to reach the origin of every philosophy, ethics or religion. Spring of awakening, the Zen transforms our life here and now.

Sesshin means touching the mind, it is a period where we essentially concentrate on zazen, also including samu, concentration on daily chore such as cooking or dish washing. Eventually we may practice yoga, do-in etc.


From Saturday 23 February until Sunday 24 February 2019

Dojo zen de Dijon


The practice of zazen is the essence of Zen.

Sitting facing the wall on a round cushion (zafu ), the legs in the lotus or semi lotus position, the knees laid down on the ground, the back well straight, the neck stretched, the left hand on the right hand, the edge of the hands on the abdomen, in a total immobility.

The breathing is quiet and the concentration is more directed to the breathing out.

The conscious mind is still, without entertaining nor rejecting the thoughts, we let them pass through the concentration on the posture and the breathing.

Master Deshimaru practising zazen

This sesshin is managed by Master Jomon Julien

Maître Jomon Julien

A zen nun since 1984, Françoise Jomon Julien is the founder and director of the Zen Dojo in Dijon.

She began practicing Zen in 1979 and in 1981 she received the Bodhisattva ordination from Master Deshimaru.

Françoise Julien is a disciple of Master Kosen, from whom she received the Shiho, (Dharma transmission), in 2015. 

She is deeply involved in the development of the work of Master Kosen.

This sesshin will occur from Saturday 23 February (arrivals the evening before), until Sunday 24 February 2019, in Dojo zen de Dijon.

Dojo zen de Dijon

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Dojo zen de Dijon. Autel et kesas

Address

15 rue Charles Poisot 21000 Dijon - Tel. 06 68 26 14 83

How to come

En voiture :

Le dojo est situé dans Dijon Sud, près de la route des Grands Crus.

En train :

En face de la gare SNCF, prendre le tram T2 direction Chenove. Descendre à l’arrêt « JAURES ». Prendre la route des Grands Crus, puis la première rue à droite : c’est la rue Charles Poisot.

Informations

We offer two prices

  • For people of modest means : 50 €
  • For people able to pay the sesshin at its right price :70 €

The american plan is included in the price.

Price for children : until 3 years old : fuse (donation) ; from 3 until 8 years old : 30% of adult price ; more than 8 years old : 50% of adult price.


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