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juin 2016

Wild Flower is creating a center in Paris!

By | 2017-04-04T06:58:13+00:00 juin 26th, 2016|La pratique Zen, Textes|

And we need your help! (voir texte en français ci-dessous) Since our founding in 2004, we at the Wild Flower Zen Sangha have pursued our mission — to foster liberation for everyone everywhere — without having a fixed “home of our own.” Now we are venturing into an exciting new wilderness, seeking to grow beyond [...]

juillet 2014

février 2014

Easter in Portugal with special guest Catherine Genno Pagès Roshi

By | 2015-10-03T16:49:14+00:00 février 25th, 2014|La pratique Zen|

Ten years ago, in October 2004, the first seeds of our Wild Flower Zen community in Portugal were planted when the Porto Buddhist Union invited my teacher, Roshi Catherine Genno Pagès, to visit for the first time. I accompanied Genno Roshi for that ground-breaking trip, and have since returned alone to Portugal year after year, [...]

novembre 2013

octobre 2013

Retreat notes: Brilliant sun and fly buzz in Coimbra

By | 2015-10-03T16:48:18+00:00 octobre 27th, 2013|La pratique Zen|

Here I am on retreat in Portugal, amid ribbons of highways, under brilliant sun overlooking Coimbra. Great sitting all day altogether. Someone said this morning he was happy to be here and thanked me for coming. I told him the same thing. Meanwhile, a fly has been hanging around in my room since Friday night. [...]

avril 2013

What is a retreat? and other questions

By | 2017-04-04T06:58:15+00:00 avril 14th, 2013|La pratique Zen|

What is a retreat? Retreats are precious opportunities for members of the sangha to come together and share practice. In the Wild Flower Sangha, that practice is radical: The universe is our zendo, the earth is the altar, all beings are buddhas and hungry ghosts and they all belong to our sangha, the dharma is [...]

septembre 2012

Méditation hebdomadaire/weekly meditation

By | 2015-10-08T17:33:39+00:00 septembre 30th, 2012|La pratique Zen|

Les lundis soirs (Mondays), 20h-22h méditation et entretiens (interviews) avec Amy Sensei 4 Passage Courtois 75011 Paris (porte gauche/door on left, interphone 'maison', dernière étage/top floor) Tél. 06 10 87 82 19 (Joa) Les vendredis soirs (Fridays), 19h45-21h15 méditation et enseignement/discussion (talk/discussion) avec Amy Sensei Red Earth Centre 235 rue Lafayette 75010 Paris code 13B12 [...]

juin 2012

Summer 2012

By | 2015-10-08T17:33:48+00:00 juin 30th, 2012|La pratique Zen|

Please note the Wild Flower summer schedule: Final weekly meditation Monday July 16 Retreat in Portugal: July 28- Aug. 4 info/registration: Retreat in France: Aug. 25-Sept. 1 info/registration: Meditation starts again Monday Sept. 10 and Friday Sept. 16

mai 2011

Enseignements en français

By | 2017-04-04T06:58:17+00:00 mai 1st, 2011|La pratique Zen|

Enseignements donnés à Paris par Amy Hollowell Sensei.   Quitter les sentiers battus - Vendredi 28 Janvier 2011   Incarner l'évidence - Vendredi 4 Février 2011   Porter témoignage - Vendredi 25 Février 2011   Une retraite au coeur de la vie - Vendredi 4 Mars 2011   La méditation : un but en soi [...]

avril 2011

Méditation à Paris/weekly meditation in Paris

By | 2015-10-08T17:33:56+00:00 avril 20th, 2011|La pratique Zen|

Les lundis soirs, 20h-22h méditation et entretiens (interviews) avec Amy Sensei 4 Passage Courtois 75011 Paris (porte gauche, interphone 'maison', dernière étage) Tél. 06 10 87 82 19 (Joa) Les vendredis soirs, 19h45-21h15 méditation et enseignement (talk) avec Amy Sensei Red Earth Centre 235 rue Lafayette 75010 Paris code A153B au fond de la cour, [...]