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Shorinji Temple, Kyoto

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  • You can experience Zazen. Very Zen before and after the lecture to be. One is accessible. Please sign up on the Internet.
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  • The forest Temple provide many activities such as Zazen experience visitors can participate. Discernment is the head priest at the voice sense of humor, a good story. Will consider it not unreasonable even for beginners try Zazen. You could use a cushion for Zazen is my knee a little bit bad, but to Zen meditation without too much difficulty. You can spend valuable time away from the daily routine. It is recommended to wear trousers during Zen meditation is easy to.
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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 »

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