The art of Zen meetings. At the Buddhist monastery, Thursday mornings are for meetings. Straight after breakfast the residents settle down around the impressive wooden table. Then one of the monks announces the order of the day …. And everyone holds their breath before getting stuck in. Meetings – plunging… Read More »Buddhist at work, the art of zen meetings
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.
Book review – The Gift of Silence by Kankyo Tannier, From Nine To Noon, 10:37 am on 27 February 2018Sonja de Friez reviews The Gift of Silence by Kankyo Tannier, published by Hodder & Stoughton.
NEW ! Video : express meditation for daily life Video in english with an express meditation that you can practice everywhere. Try to listen to the sounds in the place where you are right now… and become more peacefull. Thanks to the University of Lièges ( Pierre Martin ) for… Read More »NEW ! A video about meditation and silence, for daily life
Do you struggle to find peace and quiet? Do you yearn to disconnect, find an escape, slow down and just breathe? Are you overwhelmed by modern life? The simple solution lies in this audiobook. Rooted in the ancient Zen philosophies that ground her work, French Buddhist nun, Kankyo Tannier, will… Read More »Audiobook extract – The gift of silence by Kankyo Tannier
( Translated from french : Hilary Mac Rae) LIFE IN PINK Let’s be honest, ‘Life in pink’ was just a heading to grab readers. So now you are here, poring over these few lines, what are they about? What’s the subject? Nothing short of explaining – in fewer than 800… Read More »Life in pink… in search of counsciousness
The coverage from this month’s Cosmopolitan Magazine too in their feature on the best wellbeing titles for Spring. The gift of silence / Kankyo Tannier
Three pieces of advice for taming silence Here’s my invitation to take a looooong breath and relax before reading the following lines……. This little piece has been written listening to the purring of Lala ( a zen cat, if there is such a thing) so I invite you to take… Read More »Three pieces of advice for taming silence
One afternoon of December. Appointment with the ZUT! Magazine team for a photo shooting in Strasbourg. The shooting must include an important place of Strasbourg, outside. Immediately, it is to the cathedral that I think, immense, sumptuous, majestic, as an invitation to spirituality … in the heart of the city.… Read More »A splendid photo in front of the cathedral (Strasbourg – France )
It’s about time I revealed all, I’ve kept silent for too long now! Through these few words you will better understand what I mean and I for one will be relieved. So here is a sort of « spiritual coming-out » with a few funny details thrown in. I met the Dalai… Read More »My Secret Relationship With the Dalai Lama