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Worth it to try the zazen experience!

We visited this temple in connection with a tour offered by the Citadines Karasuma-Gojo. The temple... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2017
sasquatchsf
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San Francisco, California
Zazen meditation experience

We visited this small temple to participate in a zazen meditation session the session was 1 hour... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
Matticus01
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canada
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15-795 Hommachi, Higashiyama-ku, Higashiyama, Kyoto 605-0981, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Unfortunately we expected to learn something, however there is no english despite the english website. Instead you are provided with written instructions of the most basic type informing you to breath and count to 10. you may find this a bit disappointing if you planned...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

We visited this small temple to participate in a zazen meditation session the session was 1 hour, from 13:00-14:00. It cost 1000 yen per person. The monk speaks only Japanese but they provide an English language brochure to explain what is going on. The session...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We went for a session on shakyo writing on the last day of our visit. Was a very fulfilling and serene experience. After so much of food, touring, shopping, meeting people, the shakyo writing allowed for so much quiet and peace. My children were not...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 3 February 2017

We visited this temple in connection with a tour offered by the Citadines Karasuma-Gojo. The temple itself is very pretty, but the main reason we went was for the 1-hour meditation session. The monk who led the session spoke only in Japanese, but they handed...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank sasquatchsf
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Michael O
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Not really. You can do it on the spot too. You may just have to wait a bit.
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