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Shorinji Temple, Kyoto

(3.1/5 based on 25+ reviews on the web)
Shorinji Temple is located in Kyoto. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Kyoto holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Shorinji Temple and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • We went for a session on shakyo writing on the last day of our visit. Was a very fulfilling and serene experience. After so much of food, touring, shopping, meeting people, the shakyo writing allowed ...  more »
  • Recently, Zazen try experiencing once and check on the net, was indebted to this temple. I think it's very good for beginners to experience Zen Buddhist temple. By the way, now live in a totally different place, but actually this temple memories. Gone, yes 10 years ago, now of the way around the temple was not surrounded by walls, this garden was a shortcut to my elementary school. Daily elementary school on my way to let you pass I did. Bishamon, bishamon, and was called at that time. Street in front of the building of the temple, smooth steps in soil every day coming and I have been through kindergarten and elementary school. Now that around completely surrounded by a wall, as a splendid Temple, Zazen and Shakyo Dojo in tourism for tourists opened I. It is a very nostalgic place to me. If you are interested, please join. Young twink priest tell staff.
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  • We visited this temple in connection with a tour offered by the Citadines Karasuma-Gojo. The temple itself is very pretty, but the main reason we went was for the 1-hour meditation session. The monk w...  more »