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calendar and rates

Calendar and Rates

Master Olivier Reigen Wang-Genh teaches during each of these retreats. It is possible to ask questions privately - dokusan - or publicly in the dojo during zazen - mondô.

Arrival is on the evening prior to the first day indicated - a meal will be served at 8:30pm. Departure the last day after lunch. 

CALENDAR 2023

The sesshins are led by Master Olivier Reigen Wang-Genh.

Date Activities
January 18 to 22

Teaching on the Bodhisattva precepts  - JUKAI

January 20 to 22 Sesshin  - JUKAI
February 3 to 5 Sesshin 
February 10 to 12 First sesshin - Kesa sewing
February 18 and 19 Responsibles' meeting
February 24 to 26

Sesshin

March 6 to 8 Temple closed

March 10 to 12

 

 

Zen and creativity 

Kesa Sewing, QiGong, Shiatsu, Calligraphy, Essential Oils, Herbalism

Arrival on Thursday 9th around 5pm

March 24 to 26 Sesshin
April 2 to 5

Zaike retreat - for the ordained 

Rest on 6 April

April 7 to 10

Gotan-e

Silent sesshin

April 11 to 17 Temple closed 
April 28 to Mai 1 

Sesshin de la Grande Sangha

Zen Temple La Gendronnière

Mai 18 to 21 Spring Sesshin 
Mai 27 to 29 First sesshin - Kesa Sewing
Mai 30 to June 5 Temple closed
June 9 to 11 Sesshin
June 17 to 18 Family Sesshin 
Juin 26 to July 23  Long Term Retreat 
June 24 and 25 Buddha Festival - Strasbourg 
June 29 to July 2 

Zen and creativity

Kesa Sewing, QiGong, Shiatsu, Calligraphy, Essential Oils

July 8 to 16

1st Summer Retreat 

Sesshin

Teaching on the Bodhisattva precepts and transmission of the precepts - JUKAI

July 21 to 23 First sesshin - Kesa Sewing
July 27 to August 4 

Sesshin de la Grande Sangha

Zen Temple La Gendronnière

August 6 to 8 Temple closed
August 9 to 20 Long Term retreat 
August 12 to 20 2nd Summer Session 
August 21 to 28 Temple closed
September 1 to 3 Silent Sesshin 
September 15 to 17 Sesshin

September 23 and 24

 

 

Zen and Creativity 

Kesa Sewing, QiGong, Shiatsu, Calligraphy, Essential Oils

Arrival on Friday around 5pm

September 30 to October 1 First sesshin - Kesa Sewing 
October 20 to 22 Sesshin
November 1 to 5 Sesshin
November 17 to 19 First sesshin - Kesa Sewing 
December 3 to 9

Rohatsu

Arrival the day before at 5pm

December 18 to 26 Temple closed
December 29 to January 1, 2024 New Year's Sesshin 

Rates 2023

For all activities, membership to the ATZW association is required: 15 euros/year

Activities Regular Fee

Special Fee*

Stay Tax**
3-day sesshin 147 euros 107 euros 2,40 euros
4-day sesshin 177 euros 135 euros 3.20 euros
Rôhatsu sesshin (7 days) 307 euros 199 euros 5,60 euros
Gotan-e sesshin and Fall Retreat 230 euros 167 euros 4 euros
Zaike Retreat 353 euros 253 euros 3,20 euros
Jukai including preparation 265 euros 182 euros 4 euros
Long summer retreats 12 days 256 euros 202 euros  
Long summer retreats (more than 3 weeks) 449 euros 323 euros  

Kesa Sewing

(Zen and Creativity and other sewing events)

2 days

3 days

4 days

 

 

140 euros

210 euros

281 euros

 

 

84 euros

125 euros

167 euros

 

 

1,60 euros

2,40 euros

3,20 euros

Zen and Creativity 2 days

QiGong, Shiatsu, Essential Oils, Herbalism

Calligraphy

 

191 euros

201 euros

 

147 euros

161 euros

1,60 euros

Zen and Creativity 3 days

QiGong, Shiatsu, Essential Oils, Herbalism

Calligraphy

287 euros

301 euros

227 euros

235 euros

2,40 euros

 

Zen and Creativity 4 days

QiGong, Shiatsu, Essential Oils, Herbalism

Calligraphy

 

383 euros

401 euros

 

294 euros

322 euros

3,20 euros

Summer session 9 days (Preparation and sesshin)

First 5 days (Preparation)

Sesshin 4 days

353 euros

203 euros

184 euros

253 euros

139 euros

135 euros

7,20 euros

4 euros

3,20 euros

Summer Session 7 days (Preparation and sesshin)

First 3 days

Sesshin 4 days

301 euros

147 euros

184 euros

221 euros

109 euros

135 euros

5,60 euros

2,40 euros

3,20 euros

First sesshin

2 days

3 days

200 euros

299 euros

158 euros

230 euros

1,60 euros

2,40 euros

Family Sesshin*** 190 euros 151 euros 1,60 euros

New Year's Sesshin and New Year's Eve Evening

New Year's Eve Sesshin

New Year's Eve Evening alone

244 euros

160 euros

89 euros

157 euros

115 euros

60 euros 

2,40 euros

1,60 euros

0,80 euros

* Reduced rate : Jobseekers and students 

** The Community of Communes of Hanau La Petite Pierre has introduced a tourist tax on the territory to contribute to the development of tourism activities. This tourist tax is applicable from May 1st 2022 at a rate of 80 cents per person per night (to pay in addition to the sesshin).

 

The prices listed above are valid from January 1st, 2023 and are subject to change. 

Additional rates apply to certain sesshin, for example those attended by Saikawa Roshi. Please confirm the cost of the sesshin with the secretary. 

Long stay retreates include the sesshins for the relevant period. Participation in other activities is possible on payment of a supplement.

*** The price indicated for the "family" sesshin is for parents. 

  • Children over 15 years : 85 euros / 75 euros
  • Children from 3 to 15 years : 45 euros / 35 euros
  • Under 3 years : free (children must remain under the supervision of a parent).

Rates for retreats - EXCLUDING special programs

  Normal rate Special rate*
Three weeks to one month 449 € 323 €
Two weeks 298 € 225 €
24 hours  53 € 40 €

*Reduced rate : Jobseekers and students 

This price includes tuition, accommodation and meals.

  • Association membership : 15 euros per year - membership is required to partake in temple activities. 

The information transmitted during registration are strictly confidential and intended only for those responsible for the association, any disclosure to third parties is excluded. Members may request at any time, in writing, the deletion of this data. 

If sesshin included in stays of less than three weeks, it is to be paid separately or as a supplement.

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