Ceremonial Building

Ceremonial Building
built in the 18th century

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Schedule of Zen Meditation and Dharma Talk Class in English from October 12th to 28th, 2014


Learn how to adapt Zen Buddhist philosophy and meditation (mindfulness) in your life 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. 

October 12th (Sun)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

October 13th (Mon)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

October 14th (Tue)
No class and tour

October 15th (Wed)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

October 16th (Thur)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)


October 17th (Fri)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

October 18th (Sat)
8:30 - 9:30 in English (shorter class than regular one)


October 19th (Sun)
8:30 - 9:30 in English (shorter class than regular one)

October 20th (Mon)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)


October 21st (Tue)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)


October 22nd (Wed)
No class and tour


October 23rd (Thur)
9:00 - 10:40 in English (no reservation required)

October 24th (Fri) 
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

October 25th (Sat)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

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

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

October 28th (Tue)
No class and tour





Zen Meditation 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 5 people, only). 

The Fee: 2,000 yen/person (In April, 2014, it will be 2,200 yen/person)

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

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 reservations forJune, July, August, September, October, November, December 2014, January, and February, 2015. 

The room rates will be changed in April, 2014 due to the increasing sales tax. 

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, please visit our website below.

Website: http://www.shunkoin.com

Email: rev.taka.kawakami@gmail.com 

Tel: 075-462-5488 

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Schedule of Zen Meditation and Dharma Talk Class from September 28th to October 14th, 2014


Learn how to adapt Zen Buddhist philosophy and meditation (mindfulness) in your life 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. 

September 28th (Sun)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

September 29th (Mon)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

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

October 1st (Wed)
No class and tour

October 2nd (Thur)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)


October 3rd (Fri)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

October 4th (Sat)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)


October 5th (Sun)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

October 6th (Mon)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)


October 7th (Tue)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)


October 8th (Wed)
No class and tour


October 9th (Thur)
9:00 - 10:40 in English (no reservation required)

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

October 11th (Sat)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

October 12th (Sun)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

October 13th (Mon)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

October 14th (Tue)
No class and tour





Zen Meditation 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 5 people, only). 

The Fee: 2,000 yen/person (In April, 2014, it will be 2,200 yen/person)

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

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 reservations forJune, July, August, September, October, November, December 2014, January, and February, 2015. 

The room rates will be changed in April, 2014 due to the increasing sales tax. 

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, please visit our website below.

Website: http://www.shunkoin.com

Email: rev.taka.kawakami@gmail.com 

Tel: 075-462-5488 

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Schedule of Zen Meditation and Dharma Talk Class from September 15th to 30th, 2014.


Learn how to adapt Zen Buddhist philosophy and meditation (mindfulness) in your life 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. 

September 14th (Sun)
No class and tour

September 15th (Mon)
No class and tour

September 16th (Tue)
No class and tour

September 17th (Wed)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

September 18th (Thur)
No class and tour due to the ceremony at Myoshinji Temple

September 19th (Fri)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

September 20th (Sat)
9:00 - 10:40 in English (no reservation required)


September 21st (Sun)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

September 22nd (Mon)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)


September 23rd (Tue)
No class and tour due to the Autumn Equinox Buddhist Holiday

September 24th (Wed)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)


September 25th (Thur)
9:00 - 10:40 in English (no reservation required)

September 26th (Fri) 
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

September 27th (Sat)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

September 28th (Sun)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

September 29th (Mon)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

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





Zen Meditation 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 13:30 - 15:00 class at least 5 days in advance. (a group of more than 5 people, only). 

The Fee: 2,000 yen/person (In April, 2014, it will be 2,200 yen/person)

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

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 reservations forJune, July, August, September, October, November, December 2014, January, and February, 2015. 

The room rates will be changed in April, 2014 due to the increasing sales tax. 

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, please visit our website below.

Website: http://www.shunkoin.com

Email: rev.taka.kawakami@gmail.com 

Tel: 075-462-5488