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Sunday, October 21, 2012

Schedule of Zen Meditation Class in English and Temple Event from October 22nd to 29th, 2012

Accept the impermanency. Thus, we should live in the moment. Also, Don't just focus on the formality. Understand reason behind the tradition. 

October 22nd (Mon)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)
10:40 - 12:10 in English (no reservation required)

October 23rd (Tue)
10:40 - 12:10 in English (Already Full)

October 24th (Wed)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)
10:40 - 12:10 in English (no reservation required)

October 25th (Thur)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)
10:40 - 12:10 in English (no reservation required)

October 26th (Fri)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

October 27th (Sat)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)
10:40 - 12:10 in English (Already Full)

13:30 - 16:30 Special Tour of Shunkon Temple in English by the Students of Ritsumeikan Uji High School





Shunkoin Temple is not open for public, except the visitors for our Zen meditation classes. Thus, this is a very special occasions to learn and see historical artifacts at the temple. 



October 28th (Sun)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (Already Full)
10:40 - 12:10 in English (Already Full)

October 29th (Mon)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)
10:40 - 12:10 in English (no reservation required)



Zen Meditation Class and 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 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).

For more details, please visit our website below.
Website: http://www.shunkoin.com
Phone: 075-462-5488

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