Welcome to the website of the International Zen Association.
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.


Activities at la Gendronnière spring-summer 2015

Please note there is an error in the brochure of the summer sessions 2015:
the day of arrival of the 5th session preparation is Monday,
August 10, 2015.
For assistants so this will be Sunday, August 9th.

For more information click on the image

Photos of Patrick Mor Hossenshiki ceremony at Gendronnière temple

Photos of Ango at Chokokuji (Japan)


Photos of winter Session of the great Sangha 2014 at Gendronnière temple

The documentary A Zen monk life

Photos of L’esprit du geste 2014 at Gendronnière temple


Videos from the Sagesses Bouddhiste TV show on France 2. We will be selecting particularly the shows where IZA teachers were invited. Happy viewing!






 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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Membership subscription 2015



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