About the Teacher: Guy Mokuho Mercier began practising zazen with Master Taisen Deshimaru in 1973, becoming his disciple in March of 1976 after receiving ordination as a monk.
After Master Deshimaru’s death in 1982, he remained active in the Paris sangha. From 1986 to 1991, he was again the tenzo at La Gendronnière, and became the head of the temple from 1991 to 1997. In September, 2008, he received Dharma transmission from Sojun Matsuno Roshi in Takefu, Japan.
Today, he is active in the AZI spiritual council and is the head of the Josen Dojo in Tours, France. And the Lanau Zen Center near Saint Flour in the Auvergne, in France. He leads sesshins in France, Spain, Switzerland and England.
Arrival: Friday evening 1st February, late afternoon but by 7:30pm
Departure: Monday 4th February, after lunch and samu (around 3pm)
Bring: Loose-fitting, dark clothing for zazen, a
zafu (if you have one – some will be available to borrow), a bowl for food (with a spoon and fork) and a cloth (such as a tea-towel) to wrap your bowl in
Location: Sheringham Youth Hostel, See Map – 1 Cremer’s Drift, Sheringham, Norfolk NR26 8HX.
The Youth Hostel is situated in Sheringham, off the A149 Coast Road, behind St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church
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