Ceremonial Building

Ceremonial Building
built in the 18th century

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Schedule of Zen Meditation and Dharma Talk Class in English from August 31st to September 16th, 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. 

August 31st (Sun)
No class and tour

September 1st (Mon)
No class and tour

September 2nd (Tue)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

September 3rd (Wed)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

September 4th (Thur)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)  

September 5th (Fri)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

September 6th (Sat)
9:00 - 10:40 in English (no reservation required)


September 7th (Sun)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

September 8th (Mon)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)


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

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


September 11th (Thur)
9:00 - 10:40 in English (no reservation required)

September 12th (Fri) 
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

September 13th (Sat)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

September 14th (Sun)
No class and tour

September 15th (Mon)
No class and tour

September 16th (Tue)
No class and tour





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, 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.

Shunkoin Temple is also located near the three UNESCO's World Heritage Sites, Kinkakuji Temple (the Golden Pavilion), Ryoanji Temple, and Ninnaji Temple. 

We have started taking reservations forJune, July, August, September, October, November, December 2014 and January, 2015. 

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 

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Guest House is Closed from Aug. 18th to 31st. No Meditation Class from Aug. 17th to Sep. 2nd, 2014.




Our guest house will be close from August. 18th to 30th, 2014.  Also, we have no meditation class and tour from August. 17th to September 1st, 2014. 

We will reopen our guest house on August 31st, 2014 and restart our Zen meditation class and tour on September 2nd, 2014. 

We are sorry for this inconvenience.

Sincerely,
Shunkoin Temple 

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Schedule of Zen Meditation & Dharma Talk Class from July 31st to August 16th, 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. 

July 31st (Thur)
Cancelled

August 1st (Fri)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

August 2nd (Sat)
9:00 - 10:40 in English (no reservation required)


August 3rd (Sun)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

August 4th (Mon)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)


August 5th (Tue)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

August 6th (Wed)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)


August 7th (Thur)
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required)

August 8th (Fri) 
9:00 - 10:30 in English (no reservation required) 

August 9th (Sat)
No class due to the festival at Myoshinji Temple for the beginning of the Obon Buddhist holiday (6:00 - 21:30)

August 10th (Sun)
No class due to the festival at Myoshinji Temple for the beginning of the Obon Buddhist holiday (6:00 - 21:30)

August 11th (Mon) - 16th (Sat)
No class due to the events and ceremonies for the Obon Buddhist holiday





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.

Shunkoin Temple is also located near the three UNESCO's World Heritage Sites, Kinkakuji Temple (the Golden Pavilion), Ryoanji Temple, and Ninnaji Temple. 

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