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Sunday, July 3, 2011

Zen Meditation Class and Dharma Talk "How to Live in the Moment": July 4th - July 10th, 2011


"Living in the moment" and "impermanency" are the keys to understanding Zen Buddhism.

July 4th (Mon)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)
10:40 - 12:10 in English (no reservation required)
13:30 - 15:00 in English (reservation only)

July 5th (Tues)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)
10:40 - 12:10 in English (no reservation required)
13:30 - 15:00 in English (reservation only)

July 6th (Wed)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)
10:40 - 12:10 in English (no reservation required)
13:30 - 15:00 in English (reservation only)

July 7th (Thur)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)
10:40 - 12:10 in English (no reservation required)
13:30 - 15:00 in English (reservation only)

July 8th (Fri)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)
10:40 - 12:10 in English (no reservation required)
13:30 - 15:00 in English (reservation only)

July 9th (Sat)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)
10:40 - 12:10 in English (no reservation required)
13:30 - 15:00 in English (reservation only)

July 10th (Sun)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)
10:40 - 12:10 Charity Meditation Class and Dharma Talk in Japanese 「よくわかる座禅会:今の生き方 と守・破・離」
13:30 - 15:00 in English (reservation required)

Zen Meditation Class & Dharma Talk (90 Minutes): Learn How to Live in the Moment

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 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.

Zen temple stay is also available. For more details, please visit our website below.

Website: http://www.shunkoin.com
Phone: 075-462-5488

Discount for the JET participants: http://shunkoinzentemple.blogspot.com/2011/05/discount-for-jet-program-participants.html

Discount for Foreign Exchange Students: http://shunkoinzentemple.blogspot.com/2011/05/discount-for-foreign-exchange-students.html

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