Introduced to Japan in the 6th century, Buddhism is one of Japan's main religions, and many of the most famous sights throughout the country are Buddhist temples. There are different options for visiting these temples, including basic tours, overnight temple stays, zen meditation classes, and more!
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  1. Handmake your own rosary, perfect as a meditation aid, and a traditional tool of Buddhism in our open cafe. The gentle stone also makes a great present.

    From USD13.48

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  2. Shakyo is the traditional practice of transcribing sutras. By concentrating on the letters of sutras, you can relax your mind as you work. Take your writing brush home as a souvenir, too.

    USD13.48

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  3. Join a Japanese Zen monk of the Soto branch for a casual class in basic Zen meditation and relaxation techniques. Beginners and all levels welcome, and English interpretation is included.
    English Available

    USD62.03

    Wed
    2 hour(s) (afternoon)
  4. Stop in at the cafe and listen to a lecture on Buddhism and talk about troubles in your life to obtain wisdom to live in modern society. We welcome everyone!

    USD13.48

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  5. Practice with a group of meditators and a monk in an 800-year-old temple in Kamakura, before a special vegetarian meal at a Michelin-starred restaurant, all with an English speaking guide.
    English Available

    USD242.72

    18%
    OFF
    Sat
    7.5 hour(s) (afternoon)

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