** Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Crisis – this sesshin has now been cancelled **

This will be a week-long sesshin at White Hall, near Buxton with Senior Zen Teacher Mokuho Guy Mercier

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 is the head of the Zen Centre of Lanau near Saint Flour in the Auvergne, in France and leads the Tenborin Zen Association.  He leads sesshins in France, Spain, Switzerland and England.


Monday 25th to Sunday 31st May, 2020


White Hall Outdoor Centre, near Buxton, Derbyshire

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