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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.

Schedule of Zen Experiences/Retreat in May

April 16, 2024

Kissako Zen and Tea Experience in English May 2nd: https://kissako-en-may2nd2024.peatix.com/ May 3rd: https://kissako-en-may3rd2024.peatix.com/ May 7th: https://kissako-en-may7th2024.peatix.com/ May 12th: https://kissako-en-may12th2024.peatix.com/ May 16th: https://kissako-en-may16t

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Schedule for September 2023

September 3, 2023

Kissako Zen and Tea Experience Sept. 7th at 10:00 https://kissako-en-sept7th.peatix.com/ Sept. 8th at 14:00 https://kissako-en-sept8th.peatix.com/ Sept. 11th at 10:00 https://kissako-en-sept11th.peatix.com/ Sept. 15th at 14:00 https://kissako-en-sept15th.peatix.com/ Sept. 18th at 10

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Schedule of Kissako Zen and Tea Experience and One-Day Retreat in May

April 19, 2023

Kissako Zen and Tea Experience May 2nd: https://kissako-en-may2nd.peatix.com/ May 3rd: https://kissako-en-may3rd.peatix.com/ May 6th: https://kissako-en-may6th.peatix.com/ May 8th: https://kissako-en-may8th.peatix.com/ May 9th: https://kissako-en-may9th.peatix.com/ May 10th: http

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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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Three-day Zen and Self-cultivation Retreat in English in Kyoto in January, 2020

November 1, 2019

We will host the three-day Zen and self-cultivation retreat in English at Shunkoin Temple from January 29th to 31st, 2020. Zen meditation, some of the mindfulness practices, and lectures about Buddhist and Zen philosophy will be offered by Rev. Takafumi Kawakami. The meals are included. The

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