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Monday, August 15, 2011

Zen Meditation Class in English "Live in the Moment" between August 15th and 20th, 2011



Accepting the impermanency is the first step toward happiness. Then, learn how to live in the moment.

The Obon Buddhist holiday season is between August 9th and 20th, 2011. We have an irregular schedule due to the holiday related ceremonies.

August 15th (Mon)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)
10:40 - 12:10 in English (no reservation required)

August 16th (Tues)
No Class due to the Obon Buddhist Holiday Ceremonies
Daimonji Bonfire Festival (20:00- )

August 17th (Wed)
8:00 - 9:30 Zen Meditation Class in English

August 18th (Thur)
No Class due to the Obon Buddhist Holiday Ceremonies

August 19th (Fri)
No Class due to the Obon Buddhist Holiday Ceremonies

August 20th (Sat)
No Class due to the Obon Buddhist Holiday Ceremonies

August 21st (Sun)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)
10:40 - 12:10 in English (no 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 lodging 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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