News from Shunkoin & thoughts from Rev. Takafumi Kawakami
In 2013, a new attraction was added to the temple — the Guest House “Tetsuryu-Kutsu.” The building is newly built and equipped with modern amenities. Stay in the Shunko-in Temple guesthouse and have an unforgettable experience.
Limited Goshuin (Temple Seal) for April, 2019
April 1, 2019
Limited Spring Editions of Goshuin (temple seal or honorable stamp) are available for the guests who attended our Zen meditation sessions (500 yen per copy and 20 copies per day). Goshuin serves as proof of pilgrimage to that location.
Schedule of My Upcoming Lectures & Workshops at MIT and Brown University in Feb. 2019
January 31, 2019
Feb. 24 (Sun.)
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Zen Workshop "Embodiment in Zen Practice" at Brown University: co-hosted by Dr. Harold Roth
Location: Brown RISD Hillel Goldfarb Social Hall
Google Map link: https://goo.gl/maps/n9pkSgPWKgM2
Feb. 25th (Mon.)
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
On September 4th, 2018, Typhoon Jebi severely damaged many historical buildings in Kyoto, including Shunkoin Temple.
We finished temporariry repairs of the main hall and open for meditation classes and other activities at the temple. Our guest house and garden had no damage.
Now, we are raisin