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Zazen (Seated Zen Mediation) in Shunkoin

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

Last updated: 6 April, 2020
Time 9:00am - 10:30am (it's unnecessary to reserve) / 10:40am -0:10pm (it's unnecessary to reserve) / 1:30pm - 3:00pm (advance / a group of more than 5 people)
Price Regular meditation course: 3,000 yen
Venue Shunkoin
42, Hanazonomyoshinjicho, Kyoto Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8035