Ceremonial Building

Ceremonial Building
built in the 18th century

Introduction to Mindfulness

Monday, May 11, 2015

Schedule of Zen Mindfulness and Dharma Talk Class in English from May 10th to June 6th, 2015


Learn how to adapt Zen Buddhist philosophy and meditation (mindfulness) to improve your EQ (resilience, open-mindedness, self-awareness, and empathy), relationship, leadership, etc. with neuroscience and psychology. Also, learn the main philosophy of Japanese style hospitality, Omotenashi, with a cup of tea. 

Imagine the good you could do for yourself and others by learning and practicing Zen mindfulness. 


*This temple is a private temple. We are open for scheduled meditation classes and staying guests at our guest house only to keep the calm atmosphere for our visitors for Zen meditation class and staying guests.

May 10th (Sun)
No meditation class and tour

May 11th (Mon)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

May 12th (Tue) 
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

May 13th (Wed)
No meditation class and tour 

May 14th (Thur)
10:30 - 12:00 in English (no reservation required)

May 15th (Fri)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

May 16th (Sat)
No meditation class and tour 

May 17th (Sun)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

May 18th (Mon)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

May 19th (Tue) 
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

May 20th (Wed)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

May 21st (Thur)
No meditation class and tour

May 22nd (Fri)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

May 23rd (Sat)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

May 24th (Sun)
8:30 - 9:30 in English (no reservation required)

May 25th (Mon)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

May 26th (Tue)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

May 27th (Wed)
8:30 - 9:30 in English (no reservation required)


May 28th (Thur)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

May 29th (Fri)
No meditation class and tour

May 30th (Sat)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

May 31st (Sun)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

June 1st (Mon) 
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

June 2nd (Tue)
No meditation class and tour

June 3rd (Wed)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

June 4th (Thur)
No meditation class and tour

June 5th (Fri)
No meditation class and tour

June 6th (Sat)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)


 




Zen Mindfulness Class and Dharma Talk (90 Minutes): Traditional Zen Philosophy and Application to Your Everyday Life

Our Zen meditation class (including Dharma talk and temple tour) is offered according to the schedule above. Each class is 90 minutes and lead in English by the deputy head priest, Rev. Taka Kawakami. He explains how to incorporate Zen Buddhist philosophy and meditation into your everyday life by using religious, philosophical, and neuroscientific concepts.

1. 10 minutes instruction of Zen Buddhism and meditation
2. two 15-minutes meditation sessions
3. explanation of gardens and screen paintings at the temple

To attend the class at 9:00 - 10:30, no reservation is required. However, please the reservation to attend our 10:40 - 12:10 and 13:30 - 15:00 class at least 5 days in advance. (a group of more than 10 people, only). 

The Fee: 2,500 yen/person (changed in April, 2015)

Also, we offer exclusive tours for special requests. Please contact us for more details.
am

Now, our new temple lodging facility is available. We just opened our new facility on December 10th, 2012. 

There are atatami flooring, own shower room and toilet. Each room can have 2- 3 Japanese futons. Linens and towels are provided.

Shunkoin Temple is also located near the three UNESCO's World Heritage Sites, Kinkakuji Temple (the Golden Pavilion), Ryoanji Temple, and Ninnaji Temple. 

We have started taking individual reservations for April, May, June, July, August and September, 2015. For the group reservation (more than 10 people or university group), please contact us.

New Prices are;
  •  Single person use: 6,500 yen/person/night + 8 % sales tax
  • Two people: 5,500 yen/person/night + 8 % sales tax
  • Three people: 5,000 yen/person/night + 8 % sales tax 
  • Student discount: 500 yen/person off for each night (except 3/20 - 5/10, 10/1- 11/30, and 12/25 - 1/5) if you show us your student ID at your check-in 
  • Returning guest discount: 500 yen/person off for each night (except 3/20 - 5/10, 10/1- 11/30, and 12/25 - 1/5)
  • University and school group discount: please contact us for the details

For more details about Zen mindfulness class and tour or reserving the temple accommodations, please visit our website below or contact us via email.

Website: http://www.shunkoin.com

Email: rev.taka.kawakami@gmail.com 

Tel: 075-462-5488 

Office Hour: 8:00 - 20:00 (JST)


Thursday, April 30, 2015

Schedule of Zen Mindfulness and Dharma Talk Class in English from April 26th to May 20th, 2015


Learn how to adapt Zen Buddhist philosophy and meditation (mindfulness) to improve your resilience, leadership, open-mindedness, marriage, etc. with neuroscience and psychology. Also, learn the main philosophy of Japanese style hospitality, Omotenashi, with a cup of tea.

*This temple is a private temple. We are open for scheduled meditation classes and staying guests at our guest house only to keep the calm atmosphere for our visitors for Zen meditation class and staying guests.

April 26th (Sun)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

April 27th (Mon)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

April 28th (Tue)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

April 29th (Wed)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

April 30th (Thur)
No meditation class and tour

May 1st (Fri)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

May 2nd (Sat)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

May 3rd (Sun)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

May 4th (Mon)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

May 5th (Tue)
No meditation class and tour

May 6th (Wed)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

May 7th (Thur)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

May 8th (Fri)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

May 9th (Sat)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

May 10th (Sun)
No meditation class and tour

May 11th (Mon)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

May 12th (Tue) 
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

May 13th (Wed)
No meditation class and tour 

May 14th (Thur)
10:30 - 12:00 in English (no reservation required)

May 15th (Fri)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

May 16th (Sat)
No meditation class and tour 

May 17th (Sun)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

May 18th (Mon)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

May 19th (Tue) 
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

May 20th (Wed)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

 




Zen Mindfulness Class and Dharma Talk (90 Minutes): Traditional Zen Philosophy and Application to Your Everyday Life

Our Zen meditation class (including Dharma talk and temple tour) is offered according to the schedule above. Each class is 90 minutes and lead in English by the deputy head priest, Rev. Taka Kawakami. He explains how to incorporate Zen Buddhist philosophy and meditation into your everyday life by using religious, philosophical, and neuroscientific concepts.

1. 10 minutes instruction of Zen Buddhism and meditation
2. two 15-minutes meditation sessions
3. explanation of gardens and screen paintings at the temple

To attend the class at 9:00 - 10:30, no reservation is required. However, please the reservation to attend our 10:40 - 12:10 and 13:30 - 15:00 class at least 5 days in advance. (a group of more than 10 people, only). 

The Fee: 2,500 yen/person (changed in April, 2015)

Also, we offer exclusive tours for special requests. Please contact us for more details.
am

Now, our new temple lodging facility is available. We just opened our new facility on December 10th, 2012. 

There are atatami flooring, own shower room and toilet. Each room can have 2- 3 Japanese futons. Linens and towels are provided.

Shunkoin Temple is also located near the three UNESCO's World Heritage Sites, Kinkakuji Temple (the Golden Pavilion), Ryoanji Temple, and Ninnaji Temple. 

We have started taking individual reservations for April, May, June, July, August and September, 2015. For the group reservation (more than 10 people or university group), please contact us.

New Prices are;
  •  Single person use: 6,500 yen/person/night + 8 % sales tax
  • Two people: 5,500 yen/person/night + 8 % sales tax
  • Three people: 5,000 yen/person/night + 8 % sales tax 
  • Student discount: 500 yen/person off for each night (except 3/20 - 5/10, 10/1- 11/30, and 12/25 - 1/5) if you show us your student ID at your check-in 
  • Returning guest discount: 500 yen/person off for each night (except 3/20 - 5/10, 10/1- 11/30, and 12/25 - 1/5)
  • University and school group discount: please contact us for the details

For more details about Zen mindfulness class and tour or reserving the temple accommodations, please visit our website below or contact us via email.

Website: http://www.shunkoin.com

Email: rev.taka.kawakami@gmail.com 

Tel: 075-462-5488 

Office Hour: 8:00 - 20:00 (JST)