Rev. Taka Talks about Mindfulness at TED x Kyoto

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Schedule of Zen Meditation Class in English & Temple Events between December 12th and December 18th, 2011




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

December 12th (Mon)
No Class due to the annual ceremony for Zen Master Egen-Kanzan, who is the founder of the Myoshinji school of Rinzai Zen Buddhism. The ceremony is held at the Hatto hall at 10 AM.

December 13th (Tues)
No Class

December 14th (Wed)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)
10:40 - 12:10 in English (no reservation required)

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

December 16th (Fri)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)
10:40 - 12:10 in English (no reservation required

December 17th (Sat)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)
10:40 - 12:10 in English (no reservation required)
13:30 - 15:30 in English (reservation required and only for a group of more than 5 people)

December 18th (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.

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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