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WELCOME TO THE WEBSITE OF THE ZEN BUDDHIST TEMPLE OF WEITERSWILLER, IN ALSACE!

 

Carpooling Ryumonji / Kibo

Discover the Ryumonji monastery carpooling service, designed to enable you to share the cost of your journeys while helping to reduce your carbon footprint. This ecological and economical option also gives you the opportunity to forge links and share convivial moments with other participants in the monastery's events. Find out all the details and how to register on the upcoming events pages!

 

Discover on this site: the Ryumonji Zen Buddhist monastery, the centers and dojos in town that are linked to it, teaching videos, podcasts, information on Zen meditation and the program of activities.

Events

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Gotan E Sesshin
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GOTAN E SESSHIN : A RETREAT IN COMPLETE SILENCE Gotan-e sesshin is held every year at Ryumonji to celebrate the anniversary of the birth of Shakyamuni Buddha, the historical Buddha. The official date of this festival is April 8. Every year, we practice a sesshin, a 4-day silent retreat. It is a way

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Sesshin Zaike
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This year, the teachings will focus on the sutras: their origin, the meaning of the main Zen Buddhist sutras, and how to chant them . The Zaike retreat is reserved primarily for tokudos and bodhisattvas. Or on request for motivated people. People on a Gyoji retreat can attend Zaike without

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Couture du Kesa - du 12 au 14 avril
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One of the traditional practices of Soto Zen Buddhism is the sewing of the kesa. s.

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Decouvrez le Zen - 9 au 14 avril
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Meditation, inner calm, Buddhist spirituality This "Discover Zen" week will immerse you completely in the daily life of a Zen monastery. Step by step, day by day, you will be accompanied as you discover Zen meditation and meditation in action, at the heart of everyday life.

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Sesshin 15 mars
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This sesshin is open to all, beginners and advanced alike, and is an opportunity to dive into the heart of Sôtô zen, experiencing a practice passed down through the centuries permeating all aspects of daily life.

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Zen Créativité
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The history of Zen through the centuries and countries has always shown remarkable creativity. All the arts directly resulting from this practice of presence and unity in the moment , the art of flowers, calligraphy, painting, poetry or pottery for example, express creativity and spontaneity with

Latest news

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nouveau dojo - photos

Construction work on the new dojo began on the morning of Monday 23 January: 30 January: For a week now, the construction of the new dojo has been underway at the monastery. Here are some pictures:

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videos - nouveau dojo

Launch of the Crowdfunding campaign to finance the new dojo in the temple!

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Virtual tour

Discover the virtual guided tour of the monastery

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