September 15, 2014

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3 Day Retreat in Belgium

NicolasNicolas Gounaropoulos, Fa Chan Shakya, of Belgium and Philippe Duchesne, Fa Tian Shakya, of Canada offer a three day retreat in November, 2012, in Belgium focusing on meditation and workshops centered about the I-Ching, or Book of Changes, a Chinese philosophical and spiritual paradigm that dates back melinnia and is intigral to Chinese Chan still today.

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Nicolas Gounaropoulos, Fa Chan Shakya, of Belgium and Philippe Duchesne, Fa Tian Shakya, of Canada offer a three day retreat in November, 2012, in Belgium focusing on meditation and workshops centered about the I-Ching, or Book of Changes, a Chinese philosophical and spiritual paradigm that dates back melinnia and is intigral to Chinese Chan still today.

The retreat begins on Friday at 18:30 and ends Sunday at 5:00 PM. The cost which covers food and accomodations, is 170 Euros. For those who will find alternate accomodations, the cost is 150 Euros which covers the meals. Reservations are required. Please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . If you have financial limitations, let us know and we will work with you.

About the Teachers
PhilippePhilippe Duchesne is head of the temple: "The Valley Song" (Quebec, Canada), an affiliated sangha of the Zen Buddhist Order of Hsu Yun and Dharma disciple of Chuan Zhi Shakya (Abbot of the order). After having been a disciple of Deshimaru from 1977 to 1982, then Taiten Fausto Guareschi, he turned to study the Chinese roots of Chan and Taoism. He is author of several popular books on Buddhism, Zen, enlightenment and the I Ching, and is dedicated to sharing his experience with all interested.

Nicolas Nicolas Gounaropoulos is head of the "Shi Deng Sangha" (Belgium), an affiliated sangha of the Zen Buddhist Order of Hsu Yun and Dharma disciple of Chuan Zhi Shakya (Abbot of the order). He first practiced in the Japanese Soto Zen School where he received the precepts Wafu Nishijima Roshi Gudo and then moved to Chinese Chan.

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