Zen Meditation

The chief priest of Zenou-ji Temple, Mr. Nakai will explain how to concentrate and do Za-Zen meditation.
Meditation helps you improve your concentration and get rid of stress. There will be an English guide with you. Beginners are welcome!

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SHAKYO

Shakyo, or sutra copying(transcription of words by Buddha) is to pray for fulfilment of your greatest wish and also to attain mental well-being by mindfully tracing the sacred scriptures. You can try writing for as long as you would like, and it also helps you improve your concentration.

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YOGA-MEDITATION

Yoga helps you relax your mind and body. You can try doing yoga at the main hall of the temple. It only takes place a few times a month. Please ask us for the availability to sign up for this special experience. You don’t need to prepare anything to join. Beginners are welcome!

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Kimono

You can wear Japanese traditional clothes, Kimono at the temple and go out and take pictures.
Just tell us when and how long you would like to wear. It makes your stay more memorable!

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Goshuin/Kaidan Meguri

Anyone can enter the main hall,pray anmd receive Goshuin.There's Kaidanmeguri right nest to the main hall,and you can going down stairs.Please let staff know when you would like to come and pray.

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Singing Bowl

Why aren't you healed mind and body together by the mysterious tone of the singing bowl?

You can be relaxed with a favorite posture in the main hall temple.
Singing bowl is a sound healing tool for our core part living in the present age which received stressin information-intensive society.

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Morning Temple Yoga

Why do not you have good time to recharge by doing Yoga at this temple every Thursday? While breathing morning flesh air, let’s recharge your energy by doing Yoga to be great day. Good postures of Yoga give you to be awake your brain. Let’s do this Yoga constantly, it helps you to have better nervous system, be nice body line and shine your daily life.

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Zu-kou workshop

Why do not you cleanse your spirit and body at our temple with fragrance of harmony?

You can experience making your original “Zu-kou” at our main hall. All of the ingredients are made naturally, then you can choose your favorite incense fragrance from your current feeling or physical condition. It is good way to choose not so much strong fragrance, if you choose mild fragrance you will be relaxed.

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Shabutsu

Shabutsu literally means tracing a buddha experience.
You can trace Amida Nyorai, which is the main Zenkoji Amida at main hall. Actually, this is not difficult to trace the image of Amida, so everyone can join this experience. During this experience it is very good to feel thanks for everyday life. Let’s try this experience, and to be calm and peaceful mind at this temple.

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