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Calm your mind and soothe your soul with peaceful Buddhist experiences in Kyoto. Visit Bishamondo Shourinji Temple and try to find the path to inner peace as you experience zazen meditation with monks or copy sutra (shakyo) or Buddhist images (shabutsu). After you nourish your soul, nourish your body with Japanese green tea and sweets. Beginners are welcome and no Japanese language knowledge is required!

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Peaceful, amazing experience

2020/01/02 Solo Travelers Carolyne

As I have been studying Japanese and also love Kanji I wanted to try this,experience. It was a very peaceful and relaxing experience, concentrating on the Shakyo to carefully copy it, while being in the beautiful environ... more

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Zazen Meditation

2019/11/13 Couples Catharina

Nice Temple, nice experience, but only in japanese with a handout with short instructions in english.

I was not able to relax

2019/08/16 Families with Young Children mact

The meditation was explained in Japanese and they are not very accommodating to visitors.

Good experience!

2019/08/15 Couples Tota

Nice experience! It was the first time for us! Nice environment also!

Americans trying Zazen.

2019/08/07 Families Lori S

Loved the experience. Would be 5 star reviews except for the language barrier Written instructions were provided in English but the monk only spoke in Japanese. I feel we missed out on a lot of the history and reaso... more

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It was a nice experience!

2019/07/24 Solo Travelers Jacobo

It was cool but I didnt understand a word, but they give you english instructions. XD

Buddhist Experiences (Cultural Experiences ), Kyoto tours & activities, fun things to do in Kyoto | VELTRA
Calm your mind and soothe your soul with peaceful Buddhist experiences in Kyoto. Visit Bishamondo Shourinji Temple and try to find the path to inner peace as you experience zazen meditation with monks or copy sutra (shakyo) or Buddhist images (shabutsu). After you nourish your soul, nourish your body with Japanese green tea and sweets. Beginners are welcome and no Japanese language knowledge is required!