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Saturday, February 1, 2014

Schedule of Zen Meditation Class in English from February 2nd to 16th, 2014




Learn how to adapt Zen Buddhist philosophy and meditation in your life with modern science.

February 2nd (Sun)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (already full)

February 3rd (Mon)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

February 4th (Tue)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

February 5th (Wed)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

February 6th (Thur) 
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)   cancelled

February 7th (Fri)
9:00 - 10:15 in English (no reservation required) shorter class

February 8th (Sat)
9:00 - 10:15 in English  (no reservation required) shorter class

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

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

February 11th (Tue)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

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

February 13th (Thur) 
9:00 - 10:40 in English (no reservation required)

February 14th (Fri) 
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)  cancelled 

February 15th (Sat)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)  cancelled

February 16th (Sun)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)  cancelled








Zen Meditation Class and Dharma Talk (90 Minutes): Traditional Zen Philosophy and Application to Your Everyday Life

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). 

The Fee: 2,000 yen/person (In April, 2014, it will be 2,200 yen/person)

Also, we offer exclusive tours for special requests. Please contact us for more details.
  

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 February, March, April, May, and June, 2014. However, at this point, we have no vacancy from March 19th to April 12th, 2014 (except April 8th and 9th, at this point).

The room rates will be changed in April, 2014 due to the increasing sales tax. 

New Prices are;
  •  Single person use: 6,500 yen/person/night + 8 % sales tax
  • Two people: 5,500 yen/person/night + 8 % sales tax
  • Three people: 5,000 yen/person/night + 8 % sales tax 
  • Student discount 500 yen/person off for each night (except 3/20 - 5/10, 10/1- 11/30, and 12/25 - 1/5) if you show us your student ID at your check-in

For more details, please visit our website below.
Website: http://www.shunkoin.com
Phone: 075-462-5488075-462-5488

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