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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.

the Art of Zen: Online Zen Meditation & Philosophy Session in English

April 12, 2021

Thank you so much for joining the last session. We've briefly discussed the meaning of pain during the session. But this is a very significant topic we can discuss further because we are currently looking for convenience and comfort in every aspect of our lives. But is that okay? The next Art of

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もっとモヤモヤする坐禅会:オンライン坐禅と哲学の会

April 12, 2021

前回も「もっとモヤモヤする坐禅会」へご参加して頂き、心より感謝致しております。 毎回の皆様との坐禅の時間は勿論、議論の時間は楽しみにさせて頂いております。 それで自分ももっとモヤモヤとしてきます。 転迷開悟=迷いを転じて、悟りを開く。人間である限り、我々は迷いの中に生きてるもの。 迷い

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Art of Zen: Online Zen meditation and philosophy session in English

April 9, 2021

Our next online Zen meditation and philosophy session in English, "the Art of Zen (https://zenapril10and11th.peatix.com/) " will be offered on April 10th at 3:00 PM PDT (San Francisco) April 10th at 6:00 PM EDT (New York) April 10th at 23:00 / 11:00PM GMT (London) April 11th at 0:00 / 0:00AM C

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新年度最初のオンライン坐禅会と哲学の会「もっとモヤモヤする坐禅会」

April 9, 2021

明日(4月10日)の午前8時30分からは、新年度(令和3年度)最初のオンライン坐禅と哲学の会「もっとモヤモヤする坐禅会」です。 転迷開悟(てんめいかいご)。迷いから転じて、悟りを開くですが、人間だからもっと迷いましょう、もっと悩みましょう。 https://zazenkai0410.peatix.com/ さて昨日は、Internat

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坐禅会の再開に関して

March 27, 2021

春光院での坐禅会に関するお知らせです。 昨年より新型コロナウイルスの為、オンライン坐禅会を除いて、春光院での坐禅会及び文化体験は行っておりませんでした。 現時点で、2021年の4月より特別禅体験「the Way of Zen」(日本語及び英語、完全貸し切り、要予約制)の予約受付を開始致します。 また春光院での通

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川上全龍による禅と自己修養プログラム

March 11, 2021

昨年より「川上全龍による禅と自己修養プログラム」を行っております。 現在は、その一環として土曜朝のオンライン坐禅と哲学の会「もっとモヤモヤする坐禅会」を行っております。 https://selfcultivation.peatix.com/ またお寺での坐禅会も日本語と英語で再開していく予定です。その際にはオンライン坐禅会に最

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Online Zen Meditation, Self-Compassion, and Self-Cultivation Sessions by Rev. Takafumi Kawakami

May 7, 2020

Rev. Takafumi Kawakami started offering his online "Zen, Self-Compassion, and Self-Cultivation Programs". Please follow his Peatix page to keep yourself updated for upcoming meditation sessions and lectures about Buddhism, self-compassion, and self-cultivation. https://zenwithtakakawakami.peat

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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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Our Webinar on March 15th is Available as On-demand

March 15, 2020

We just fished the first webinar of our series on Zen Buddhism and it's practice.  Today's topic was "no-self" and "anti-intellecturalism" in Zen Buddhism. Those who couldn't join the live webinar. The video is available as on-demand. Please go to the link bellow and watch the seminar. h

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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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