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Kankyo Tannier was ordained a Buddhist nun in 2002 by Master Wang-Genh, in the Soto Zen tradition. She divides her time between writing, teaching meditation and lectures. She is the author of several books on Buddhism in everyday life, translated into 14 languages. She received Dharma transmission in 2018 ( shiho) and is licensed to teach.

A short and simple video : THE EYES, at the heart of spiritual practice

Yesterday I took advantage of a moment of sunshine in the monastery gardens to record this simple little practice. Try it, you’ll see! And also the opportunity to share with you this idea: all the wisdom in the world seems available, through videos, books, podcasts, teachings… We have accumulated tons… Read More »A short and simple video : THE EYES, at the heart of spiritual practice

Buddhism and collapse – some avenues of relection before the end of the world…

( Thanks to Hilary Mac Rae my zen friend from New-Zealand for the translation 🙂 ) State of collapse, from the Buddhist point of view. Unless you have lived on a desert island for the last 10 years, the news about the world isn’t brilliant. Theorists of ‘the collapse’ predict… Read More »Buddhism and collapse – some avenues of relection before the end of the world…

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Zen Chronicle

I have put together a Zen calendar for 2019 for the Swiss magazine L’Illustré: one piece each month to accompany your year, to guide you along spiritual pathways for daily life. The one for March is particularly close to my heart < Buy less, live more> as a way of… Read More »Zen Chronicle