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 of knowledge. From now on, the challenge will be to return to the experience: “do” instead of “think about doing”. Embody spiritual practice instead of talking ...

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Now… I need you! 🙂 Call for volunteers

Now… I need you! 🙂 Call for volunteers

For a few years now, I have been offering the general public progressive access to Zen spirituality. You can find free meditation MP3s, articles, videos (see below all the available resources), not to mention books. So I set up a blog in 4 languages, social networks, collaborations with the Huffington Post or Psychologie Magazine. And all this: for you!

I receive a lot of messages every day by email or messenger ...

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The gift of silence with Kankyo, a Buddhist nun

Kankyo Tannier is a French Buddhist nun whose books are translated into many languages. It represents a modern spirituality, perfectly adapted to the Internet age. A daily spirituality, both joyful and profound.
Find it in an English interview shot in Mexico City (Spanish subtitles).
To order the book in English “The gift of silence” it is here: https://www.yellowkitebooks.co.uk/books/the-gift-of-silence-finding-peace-in-a-world-full-of-noise/

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Zazen workshops (zen meditation) in Latin America – flashback

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 tourism. Rather to present the practice of zazen (zen meditation) and that of inner silence to the general public. So I walked the streets, without a pilgrim’s ...

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VIDEO – Meditation and interviews in parks, Mexico – September 2018

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 below was shot by the teams of the Mexican media “Reporte Indigo”. A game in Quérétaro where I participated in the Hay Festival. You will discover some meditation ...

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The daily life of a Zen monastery – Portfolio

In May, the Swiss photographer Stephan Bösch came to spend a day at the zen temple to discover the practice of buddhism and make a portrait. He worked with gentleness, sobriety and delicacy… as taught in Zen.
It was a real pleasure to spend this day with him to introduce him to the traditional aspect of the practice, but also to the nature, the horses and my friends at the Ranch.
This is the portfolio he made.
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