Rev. Taka Talks about Mindfulness at TED x Kyoto

Friday, January 4, 2013

Schedule of Zen Meditation Class in English from January 5th to 14th, 2013

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

January 5th (Sat)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)
10:40 - 12:10 in English (no reservation required)

January 6th (Sun)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

January 7th (Mon)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)
10:40 - 12:10 in English (no reservation required)
  
January 8th (Tue)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

January 9th (Wed)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

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

January 11th (Fri)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

January 12th (Sat)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

January 13th (Sun)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)
10:40 - 12:10 in English (no reservation required)

January 14th (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). 
  
Now, our new temple lodging facility is available. We just opened our new facility on December 10th, 2012.


We have started taking reservations for March and April. 

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

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