This will be a week-long sesshin at Crosby Hall, near Liverpool with Senior Zen Teacher Taiun Jean-Pierre Faure.

This will be a five and a half day sesshin and will include teishos, training and sewing.  There will be ordinations during this sesshin. To be ordained means to take refuge in the Three Treasures: Buddha, Dharma and Sangha.  People who want to make this commitment to the Buddha Way should contact their dojo head as soon as possible.

The IZAUK Annual general meeting is usually held  during this  sesshin

Arrival:  Sunday 28th May

Departure: Friday 2nd June

About the Teacher:

Taiun Jean-Pierre Faure was ordained as a monk by Master Taisen Deshimaru. After leading the Toulon dojo, he became head of La Gendronniere Temple. Today he is the abbot of Kanshoji Zen Monastery. A disciple of Dônin Minamizawa  Roshi,  vice-zenji of Eiheiji Temple in Japan, he received Dharma transmission from him in 2003.


Crosby Hall Educational Trust(CHET) Centre, Back Lane, Little Crosby, Liverpool L23 4UA Click here to see a map of the location

How to Get there:

by rail: At Lime Street station, Liverpool it’s a short walk to Central Station, Take Southport Train, every 15 minutes to Hall Road station and then 2 ile taxi ride or easy half hour walk across fields to Chet Centre. (Delta taxis  0151 924 7373)


Loose, dark clothes for zazen, a zafu if you have one, a bowl for food and a cloth to wrap it in (eg: a tea towel), also outdoor clothing for walking.


For further information contact John Callahan on  or 07946 476 471 (text only, please).  Registration and price information will be available soon!

More information is coming soon!  Please check back!