Shorinkutsu-dojo (Japan)



Europe Members Webpage

Site des membres en Europe


·     Accueil

·     Qui sommes-nous ?

·     Questions sur le zen

·     Le zen authentique est sans douleur !

·     Comment pratiquer ?

·     Où pratiquer ?

·     Stage d’octobre 2005

·     Le cheminement dans le Zen

·      English page & texts

·     Tous les textes en version imprimable

·     Shorinkutsu Japon

·     Contact



Information about our website:

We made this website so as to provide information in French or other languages about our Dojo. If you are a member of Shorinkutsu-dojo, disciple of Kido Roshi and want to help us to translate documents from Japanese or English to another European language, please contact us at: contact.shorinkutsu (a t)


Documents in English



(French note : les francophones lisant l’anglais trouveront dans ces liens une

documentation qui complète utilement celle proposée en français, très partielle)


You can download Pdf files here: (UPDATED)
(September 2022: this page has been updated so as you can download all the English documents you can not longer access through the official Japanese website. In a few weeks, a description of all the files will be added. The .epub book can be open with the free books reader and library software Calibre).


Waiting for this description to come, for the moment you can access to a description of some English-language documents, available on the previous Shorinkutsu-dojo official website English homepage archive by using this link:

(archive of



This audio might also be a good introduction


The dharma talk by Kido Inoue Roshi (Zen master). (MP3 sound file)

Kido Roshi gives the dharma talks after the meals. The dharma talks, questions and answers were interpreted in English for the non-Japanese speaking pupils. These dharma talks are recommended for the Zen practice beginners


A few books (The Language of Zen and Human Education Theory: A Mandala of Zen Words and Phrases; Zen and Peace; Record of Traces and Dreams: The Heart Sutra) are available only on Amazon.





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Shorinkutsu-dojo Europe Members Webpage is ruled by members of Shorinkutsu-dojo, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan, headed by Kido Inoue Roshi. We are located in Nancy (France ). Further information on request at contact.shorinkutsu (a t) .


This webpage is private. It is allowed by Kido Roshi, but does not represent the Dojo.

Since several years, there has been no religious disciple of Kido Roshi living in Europe.

The official webpage for all countries is:

(updated: September 2022)


For any question, request or information, you can write to us

in English or French, even Japanese, at this address:

contact.shorinkutsu (a t)


or, in Japanese, by using the official one in Japan:


2-10-1 Tadanoumi-tokonoura, Takehara, Hiroshima-Pref. zip 729-2314 JAPAN

tel.fax:   +81-846-26-1264

web message:


Please copy the e-address & replace ' (a t) ' by @.


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