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Sunday, June 1, 2014

Schedule of Zen Meditation and Dharma Talk Class in English from June 1st to 17th, 2014


Learn how to adapt Zen Buddhist philosophy and meditation (mindfulness) in your life with neuroscience and psychology. Also, learn the main philosophy of Japanese style hospitality, Omotenashi, with a cup of tea.

*This temple is a private temple. We are open for scheduled meditation classes and staying guests at our guest house only to keep the calm atmosphere for our visitors for Zen meditation class and staying guests. 

June 1st (Sun)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

June 2nd (Mon)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

June 3rd (Tue)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

June 4th (Wed)
8:30 - 10:00 in English (no reservation required)

June 5th (Thur)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)  

June 6th (Fri)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

June 7th (Sat)
8:30 - 10:00 in English (no reservation required)

June 8th (Sun)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

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

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

June 11th (Wed)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

June 12th (Thur)
8:30 - 10:00 in English (no reservation required)

June 13th (Fri) 
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

June 14th (Sat)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

June 15th (Sun)
8:30 - 9:30 in English (meditation class only, no tour)

June 16th (Mon)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

June 17th (Tue)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)





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.

We have started taking reservations forJune, July, August, September, and October, 2014. 

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 
  • Returning guest discount: 500 yen/person off for each night (except 3/20 - 5/10, 10/1- 11/30, and 12/25 - 1/5)
  • University and school group discount: please contact us for the details

For more details, please visit our website below.

Website: http://www.shunkoin.com

Email: rev.taka.kawakami@gmail.com 

Tel: 075-462-5488 

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