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The AZI was founded by Master Taisen Deshimaru, and its work is to spread and develop Sôtô Zen Buddhism, the core of which is the practice of zazen, objectless meditation. Enjoy your visit.

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Registration for the summer session 2014 are open.

 


Activities at la Gendronnière autumn-winter 2014

Samu week and sessshin with Yusen Hugues Naas, 23 - 28 septembre

Sesshin with Hosetsu Laure Scemama, 3 - 5 octobre

L'esprit du geste, workshops and sesshin with Yusen Hugues Naas, 25 octobre - 2 novembre

Autumn sesshin with Simone Jiko Wolf, 8 - 11 novembre

Sesshin "Satori du Bouddha" with Brigitte Seijo Crépon, 5 - 7 decembre

Winter session with Taiun Jean-Pierre Faure, 27 decembre - 1 januar 2015


Preliminary Memorial Ceremony for the 650th anniversary of Daihonzan Sōjiji's Second Abbot Gasan Jōseki Zenji

This ceremony was held for Europe at the temple of la Gendronnière on 18 may 2014.

1ste part

Memorial Ceremony for Sojiji's Second Abbot Gasan Joseki Zenji 1/2 from Association Zen Internationale on Vimeo.

2e part

Memorial Ceremony for Sojiji's Second Abbot Gasan Joseki Zenji 2/2 from Association Zen Internationale on Vimeo.


We are starting a new feature this year.
In order to liven up our site we will be proposing videos from the Sagesses Bouddhiste TV show on France 2. We will be selecting particularly the shows where IZA teachers were invited. Happy viewing!

 


 

 


 

Photos of summer camp at Gendronnière temple

 

 


  

Zazen posture

 


 

 The Members' Space is on line!

If you are a member of the AZI
then we invite you to visit this new space which belongs to you.
 

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