Rev. Taka Talks about Mindfulness at TED x Kyoto

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Schedule of Zen Meditation Class in English & Temple Events from March 18th to 31st, 2013


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

March 18th (Mon)
10:40 - 12:10 in English (no reservation required)
  
March 19th (Tue)
10:40 - 12:10 in English (no reservation required)

March 20th (Wed)
No Class due to a Buddhist Holiday

March 21st (Thur)
No Class due to a Study Abroad Program

March 22nd (Fri) 
No Class due to a Study Abroad Program

March 23rd (Fri)
No Class due to a Study Abroad Program

March 24th (Sun)
10:40 - 12:10 in English (no reservation required)

March 25th (Mon)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

March 26th (Tue)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (Already Full)
10:40 - 12:10 in English (Already Full)

March 27th (Wed)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (Already Full)
10:40 - 12:10 in English (Already Full)

March 28th (Thur)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

March 29th (Fri) 
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

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

March 31st (Sun)
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 April, May, June, and July, as well. At this moment, we have no vacancy from March 13th to April 16th, 2013. After the 16th of April, we have availabilities in our guest facility.

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

1 comment:

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