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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.

This Weekend: Online Zen Meditation and Philosophy Session in English

July 23, 2021

Please join our online Zen meditation and philosophy session in English with Rev. Takafumi Zenryu Kawakami (75 min.) https://zenjuly2425.peatix.com/ Small group and more direct conversations with participants. Our topic is different each time. It depends on the current situations and participa

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July 10th/11th: Online Zen Meditation and Philosophy Session in English

July 2, 2021

Please join our online Zen meditation and philosophy session in English with Rev. Takafumi Zenryu Kawakami (75 min.) https://zenjuly1011.peatix.com/ Small group and more direct conversations with participants. Our topic is different each time. It depends on the current situations and participa

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This Weekend: Online Zen Meditation and Philosophy Session in English

May 26, 2021

Please join our online Zen meditation and philosophy session in English with Rev. Takafumi Zenryu Kawakami (75 min.) https://zenmay2930.peatix.com/ Small group and more direct conversations with participants. Our topic is different each time. It depends on the current situations and participan

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May 22nd & 23rd: Online Zen Meditation and Philosophy Session in English with Rev. Takafumi Kawakami

May 17, 2021

Please join our online Zen meditation and philosophy session in English with Rev. Takafumi Zenryu Kawakami https://zenmay2223.peatix.com Small group and more direct conversations with participants. Our topic is different each time. It depends on the current situations and participants' conditi

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Online Zen Meditation and Philosophy Session in English with Reverend Takafumi Zenryu Kawakami

April 28, 2021

Please join our online Zen meditation and philosophy session in English with Rev. Takafumi Zenryu Kawakami. https://zenmay8th9th.peatix.com/ Small group and more direct conversations with participants. Our topic is different each time. It depends on the current situations and participants' con

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the Art of Zen:Online Zen Meditation and Philosophy Session in English with Reverend Takafumi Zenryu Kawakami

April 20, 2021

Please join the Art of Zen: Online Zen Meditation and Philosophy Session with Rev. Takafumi Zenryu Kawakami (75 min.) https://zenapril2425.peatix.com Small group and more direct conversations with participants. Our topic is different each time. It depends on the current situations and particip

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Zen Webinar with Rev. Takafumi Kawakami #2 “How to Meditate” March 30th 9:00 am in Japan

March 25, 2020

Due to COVID-19, in various countries, the governments have imposed nationwide/regional or requesting their citizens to practice self-isolation. Many of you are experiencing high level of stress and anxiety due to the current situation. Please join me to learn how to practice Zen meditation and o

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Zen Webinar with Rev. Takafumi Zenryu Kawakami on March 15th at 9:00 am JST

March 11, 2020

Zen Webinar by Rev. Takafumi Zenryu Kawakami, "Introduction to Zen Meditation and Philosophy" https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_WavNCIGlR9yvDLb0TFM-tg Date and Time March 15th 9:00 am in Japan March 14th 8:00 pm in U.S. Eastern Time March 14th 5:00 pm in U.S. Pacific Time March 15th 0:00

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Public Talk on Zen and Well-being at MIT on Feb. 17th at 5:00 pm

February 13, 2020

“Being Zen: Conversations on Living Well and Mindfulness” Date: February 17th, 2020 Time: 5PM Location: MIT Building 1 Room 190 ( MIT 1-190) Thank you so much, Venerable Tenzin Priyadarshi for hosting me there again.

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3-day Zen and Self-Cultivation Retreat in English at Shunkoin Temple from Jan. 29th to 31st, 2020

November 6, 2019

We will offer a 3-day Zen and self-cultivation retreat in English at Shunkoin Temple from Jan. 29th to 31st, 2020. During the retreat, you will learn Zen, Buddhist, and other Eastern philosophies and meditation practices.  If you think that something is missing your contemporary mindfulness pract

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