Sesshin are the opportunity to practise Zen intensively.

Sesshin 2019

SEPTEMBER SESSHIN

du jeudi 19 au dimanche 22 septembre

RÔHATSU SESSHIN

from saturday 23 to saturday 30

 

Sesshin 2020

FEBRUARY SESSHIN

from saturday 15 to friday 21

APRIL SESSHIN

from friday 10 to monday 13

JUNE SESSHIN

from Thursday 11 to Sunday 14

JULY SESSHIN

from saturday 18 to saturday 25

SEPTEMBER SESSHIN

du jeudi 17 au dimanche 20 septembre

RÔHATSU SESSHIN

from saturday 21 to saturday 28

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arrival: 4-7 pm on the first day.

Departure: approx 1 pm on the last day, after lunch and cleaning.


Sesshin Daily Schedule

Chanting Sutras:
The day starts with chanting sutras.
Zazen :
Sitting Zen. Sitting and breathing. Interviews with Master Jyoji.
Kin-hin :
Zen walk. Also gives the opportunity to stretch one’s legs.
Meal :
Vegetarian meals eaten in silence.
Samu :
Zen work. Activity-based zen practice.
Hitsuzendo :
The Way of the Zen Brush. Being at one with brush, breathing, and movement.
Yaza :
Night sitting. Last zazen of the day under the moonlight.

 

 


Contribution to costs for the sesshin

Long sesshin (February)   Deposit: 90     Balance: 240    Total: 330 €

Long sesshin (July)            Deposit: 90     Balance: 295     Total: 385 €

Sesshin                                    Deposit: 45     Balance: 120      Total: 165 €

Rôhatsu Sesshin                No deposit                                    Total: 400 €


Registration

Registration is effective once your deposit payment has been received. In case of cancellation at least one week before the first day of the sesshin, the deposit will be kept as deposit for a later sesshin, for a maximum of one year, after which it will be non-refundable and non-transferable. In case of last-minute cancellation, the full deposit will be kept without compensation.
Payments by bank transfers should be followed up with an email providing the following information: name of the bank, sesshin name and amount paid.
Registration for Rohatsu requires the approval of Master Jyoji and is effective once the full payment has been received (380 €).

Payment

Balances are due in full on arrival at Falaise Verte, after which they are non-refundable, even if the participant leaves the sesshin early. Payments for part of the sesshin are not accepted.
Under 26s get a 50% discount. In case of financial difficulty, it is possible to apply for this discount by supplying the relevant information directly by post to Taïkan Jyoji.

Annual membership

Membership is required to take part in the events organised by the Centre.

  • Regular membership: € 30 for first-time visitors
  • Support Membership: € 76 for people who come regularly
  • Special membership: free amount, for anyone wishing to make a donation to the Green Cliff through its membership

People who come regularly to the Center are invited to regularize their membership at the beginning of the year.
People who come for the first time pay their membership upon arrival at the Center.

It is valid for one year from start date. It includes subscription to the magazine which is published by the Centre once a year.

 


Practical informations

Bring your own sheets or sleeping bag, pillowcase, towel and torch.
Sheets and pillowcases are available for rental for a 10 € fee for the duration of your stay.