Rev. Taka Talks about Mindfulness at TED x Kyoto

Monday, February 18, 2013

Schedule of Zen Meditation Class in English between February 18th and 25th, 2013

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

February 18th (Mon)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)
February 19th (Tue)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

February 20th (Wed)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

February 21st (Thur)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (already full)

February 22nd (Fri)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

February 23rd (Sat)
No Class

February 24th (Sun)
No Class

February 25th (Mon)
9:00 - 10:30 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. 

There are atatami flooring, own shower room and toilet. Each room can have 2- 3 Japanese futons. Linens and towels are provided.

The room rates are;
  • Single person use: 6,000 yen/person/night
  • Two people: 5,500 yen/person/night
  • Three people: 4,500 yen/person/night
 The prices include 5% sales tax .
We have started taking reservations for March, April, and May, as well.

For more details, please visit our website below.
Phone: 075-462-5488

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