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Zazen Meditation and Buddhist Chant Experience at Gionji Temple in Tokyo

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Immerse yourself in the world of Buddhism as you take part in an authentic Zazen meditation experience in a historical temple. Listen to the calming chants as you find peace while the Buddhist monk reads the sacred scriptures aloud.

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  • Duration: 1.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking instructor / Complimentary tea and Japanese confectionery / Zazen meditation and Buddhist chant reading experience
Package detail / Schedule
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Starting time: 11:00 13:00 15:00
Starting time: 11:00 13:00 15:00
  • 11:00 Check-in at Gionji Temple
  • Reception (10 Minute)
    Upon checking in, meet the monk who will provide you with a special incense. Take in the scent before applying it on your body.
  • Buddhist Chant Sutra Reading (15 Minutes)
    繝倥y繝ォ繝医Λ讒禄02 蠎ァ遖・tanaka-san00 Make way to the main hall with your zabuton cushion and take part in a sutra reading. Listen to the sacred prayers as you immerse yourself in a spiritual experience.
  • Zazen Meditation (30 Minutes)
    繝倥y繝ォ繝医Λ讒禄02 蠎ァ遖・wasabi2_02 Sit up back straight and monitor your breathing as the head monk will teach you how to properly meditate. It might be hard at first by you will naturally get used to it.
  • Buddhist Chant Sutra Reading (15 minutes)
    繝倥y繝ォ繝医Λ讒禄02 蠎ァ遖・wasabi2_03 Take a moment to make yourself comfortable before repositioning yourself as you listen to additional Japanese Buddhist chants by the monk.
  • Garden Clean Up (10 Minutes)
    繝倥y繝ォ繝医Λ讒禄02 蠎ァ遖・wasabi2_08 After cleansing the mind, head out to clean and pay respects to the temple surroundings.
  • Free Time (10 Minutes)
    繝倥y繝ォ繝医Λ讒禄02 蠎ァ遖・wasabi2_05 Relax with a cup of green tea and Japanese confectionery. Take this opportunity to reflect on your meditation session or simply converse with the monk regarding Buddhist prac
  • 12:30 Check-out at Jindaiji Temple
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • Children ages 13 and under may take part but must be accompanied by a participating adult.
    • For participants who have difficulty sitting with their legs folded on the floor, there will be stools provided for assistance.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Please bring or wear white socks upon entering the temple.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a minimum of 2 and maximum of 20.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 23:59 local time, 7 business days to 23:59 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 23:59 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 51.11
USD 51.11

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Language English, Japanese
Pick-up Not available
Duration 1.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
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Zazen Meditation and Buddhist Chant Experience at Gionji Temple in Tokyo