A few months ago, the teams of TV France 2, one of the main national channels, came to the monastery where I live to shoot a report on the environment. It was an opportunity to interview some people, to show the outside of the temple, the ritual practice of meals,… Read More »A report shot at the Zen monastery for French TV: ethic and ecology!
I was 19 years old. Life seemed strange, dangerous, like an urban jungle. Without any sense. I struggled with existential questions like “What’s the point of all this? What happens after death? Why are there so many inequalities on earth? ». And then, one day, while walking along the alleys… Read More »The beginning of your spiritual path, how was it ?
“At the monastery, every morning, every evening, the community goes to the dojo to do zazen, sitting meditation. Whether it is raining, windy or snowing, the schedule is unchanging and the body itself seems to be waiting for those moments of calm that punctuate the days.” –> in the book… Read More »Morning and evening, zen meditation: Zazen.
Dear friends from around the corner or across the world, It was a pleasure to be with you in 2018, whether in real life or in the virtual spaces offered by social networks. I wish us an ever stronger and more focused Presence for 2019. The world, with all the… Read More »Video: A Buddhist song, for the New Year!
A few weeks ago, I flew to the other side of the world. Mexico, Brazil, names that make you dream… I have visited different regions: – Quérétaro, Mexico City, Oaxaca, Mexico – Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil But the purpose of this trip to Latin America was not… Read More »Zazen workshops (zen meditation) in Latin America – flashback
VIDEO in English and Spanish – Mexico City In Mexico City, Planeta Publishing organized a series of meetings with the media: radio, TV, print media. It was the opportunity to mention the release of my book “The Magic of Silence” which offers many meditation practices for daily life. The video… Read More »VIDEO – Meditation and interviews in parks, Mexico – September 2018
Last week, I recorded the audio version of my book “A la recherche du temps présent” for Audible. A day and a half of recording in the Parisian studio Safe and Sound ( dans le Marais), with Eric Bréia ( sound engineer and artistic director). It was an amazing experience:… Read More »Audio recording of the new book ” Searching for the present time ” – Paris
Zen Meditation Retreat – Summer 2018 – Let’s meet and practice together! Every summer I go to the Gendronnière Zen Temple ( Google Map) to participate in meditation retreats. It is the monastery founded 40 years ago by the Japanese master Taisen Deshimaru and it is in this place –… Read More »Zen Meditation Retreat – Summer 2018
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