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Zazen experience in the bamboo forest, Kyoto

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1. Visiting/Reception

Please come by the appointed time and register at the reception.

2. Lecture

Zazen (meditation) is a fundamental method of training in Zen Buddhism. You will meditate sitting

with correct posture and integrate your mind. If worldly thoughts should occur, ignore and let them occur and let them cease to exist. Just sit with a belief that you face yourself.

3. Move to the bamboo forest

Move to the bamboo forest near the temple. On a rainy day, Zazen is held in the temple.

4. Zazen experience

Remember what you learned in the lecture, concentrate and

engage in Zazen. Try to face yourself in the calm bamboo forest suitable for

mental concentration.

5. The end

Stop At:

• Shorekiji Temple, Japan, 〒623-0033 京都府綾部市寺町堂ノ前45
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Important Information
Departure Point
Shorekiji Temple, Japan, 〒623-0033 京都府綾部市寺町堂ノ前45
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Experience fee
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Participation requirements :6years of age and over
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
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All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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  • Duration: 1h 30m
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  • Languages Offered: English, Japanese
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