Rev. Taka Talks about Mindfulness at TED x Kyoto

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Radiation Level in Kyoto & Tokyo on May 15th, 2011

Kyoto 0.040 microsievert/hour (average background radiation level in Kyoto : 0.033 - 0.087 microsievert/hour)

Tokyo 0.064 microsievert/hour (average background radiation level is Tokyo: 0.028 - 0.079 microsievert/hour)

You can compare with the natural background radiation level in your city or country with the radiation level in Kyoto and Tokyo. Then, you can decide whether you will visit Japan as you planned originally or not.

The radiation levels of some major cities in the world is available on the Japan National Tourism Oganization's website:

More about background radiation on Wikipedia

Shunkoin Temple:
You can experience Zen meditation class & Dharma talk at the 450-year-old Zen Buddhist temple in Kyoto. Also, the temple stay is available.

Zen Meditation Class & Dharma Talk in English:

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