Ceremonial Building

Ceremonial Building
built in the 18th century

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Schedule of Zen Meditation & Dharma Talk Class in English from July 13th to 29th, 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. 

July 13th (Sun)
9:00- 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

July 14th (Mon)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

July 15th (Tue)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

July 16th (Wed)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

July 17th (Thur)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)  

July 18th (Fri)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

July 19th (Sat)
9:00 - 10:40 in English (no reservation required)


July 20th (Sun)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

July 21st (Mon)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)


July 22nd (Tue)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

July 23rd (Wed)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)


July 24th (Thur)
8:30 - 10:00 in English (no reservation required)

July 25th (Fri) 
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

July 26th (Sat)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

July 27th (Sun)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

July 28th (Mon)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

July 29th (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 and 10:40 -12:10, 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, and November 2014. 

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 

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Schedule of Zen Meditation and Dharma Talk Class in English from June 29th to July 15th, 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. 

June 29th (Sun)
8:30- 9:30 in English (no reservation required)

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

July 1st (Tue)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

July 2nd (Wed)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

July 3rd (Thur)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)  

July 4th (Fri)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

July 5th (Sat)
9:00 - 10:40 in English (no reservation required)


July 6th (Sun)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

July 7th (Mon)
No Class 

July 8th (Tue)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

July 9th (Wed)
No Class

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

July 11th (Fri) 
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

July 12th (Sat)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

July 13th (Sun)
9:00 - 10:15 in English (no reservation required. But it is shorter.)

July 14th (Mon)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

July 15th (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 and 10:40 -12:10, 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, and November 2014. 

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 

Monday, June 16, 2014

Schedule of Zen Meditation & Dharma Talk Class in English from June 15th to July 1st, 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. 

June 15th (Sun)
8:30- 9:30 in English (no reservation required)

June 16th (Mon)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

June 17th (Tue)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

June 18th (Wed)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

June 19th (Thur)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)  

June 20th (Fri)
9:00 - 10:15 in English (no reservation required) shorter class than the regular class

June 21st (Sat)
No meditation class


June 22nd (Sun)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

June 23rd (Mon)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)  

June 24th (Tue)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

June 25th (Wed)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

June 26th (Thur)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

June 27th (Fri) 
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

June 28th (Sat)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

June 29th (Sun)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

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

July 1st (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 and 10:40 -12:10, 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, and November 2014. 

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