IZAUK Sesshin in Buxton with Zen Teacher Taiun Jean-Pierre Faure

IZAUK Sesshin in Buxton with Zen Teacher Taiun Jean-Pierre Faure

IZAUK Zen Sesshin – Led by Taiun Jean-Pierre Faure – 28May – 3 June

About the Teacher:

Taiun Jean-Pierre Faure, born 1945, is the father of three children. He holds a PhD in physics and has been practising zazen since 1977. He was  ordained a monk by Master Deshimaru in 1981. He created the Marrakech Dojo, then became head of the Toulon Dojo. From 1997 to 2002 he  was the head of La Gendronnière Temple. 20 years after the death of Master Taisen Deshimaru, he received Dharma transmission from Master  Dônin Minamisawa Zenji (Head of Eiheiji Temple in Japan) and became a certified teacher of the Sôtô Zen School. Today, he is the founding  abbott of Kanshoji Temple in La Coquille, near Limoges, France (www.kanshoji.org)


Arrival: 28th May, 2023 – from 4pm
Departure: 3rd June, 2023 – after clean up. Please plan on staying for clean up. We will need your help.


White Hall Outdoor Centre
Long Hill
SK17 6SX

What to Bring:

Dark, loose-fitting clothes for zazen and clothes for samu (work in the kitchen, cleaning or gardening). Indoor slippers/shoes. A zafu and zabuton (meditation cushion and mat) if you have them (spares available). Three nesting bowls, the largest approx 13 cm in diameter (any bowls will do). A spoon, fork, and cloth (eg tea towel) to wrap the bowls.


If you wish to receive the precepts at this sesshin please contact the organiser as soon as possible.

Annual General Meeting of the Friends of IZAUK will take place at this sesshin on Wednesday 31st May in the afternoon. It will include the election of the Friends Trustee.


Friends of Izauk Members:

  • Recommended: £240, Low waged: £190, Unwaged: £160

Non Members

        • Recommended: £255, Low waged: £205, Unwaged: £170

Those booking before 14th MAY with full payment, or deposit of £25 will receive a £20 discount on the above prices. Please note that deposits are not normally refundable.


For more information and for Registration – please see the IZAUK Website – here: https://www.izauk.org/event-items/izauk-sesshin-buxton-2023/

The event is finished.


28 May 2023 - 03 Jun 2023


All Day

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White Hall Outdoor Centre
White Hall, Long Hill, Buxton SK17 6SX


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