Sesshin is a traditional Japanese word which means “Touch the spirit”. It refers to a zen meditation retreat during which the practitioners live to the rhythm of the intensive practice in the Zen temple.

Such a period usually alternates four sessions of Zazen a day with periods of free time, meals, traditional ceremonies and participation in the necessary tasks of the temple (Samu).

Monks and nuns of the Sangha come together during Sesshins to deepen their practice under the Master’s direction. Sesshins also allows beginners to discover authentic temple life.

Raak je geest aan, word intiem met jezelf, concentreer je in zazen op lichaam en geest. Noch filosofie, noch ethiek, noch religie, de Zen stelt ons in staat om de oorsprong van elke filosofie, ethiek of religie te bereiken. Het voorjaar van het ontwaken transformeert ons leven hier en nu.

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