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Shorinji Temple

15-795 Hommachi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0981, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-561-4311
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Shakyo writing at shorinji temple, kyoto

We went for a session on shakyo writing on the last day of our visit. Was a very fulfilling and... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
SUR02
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
via mobile
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
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2 Feb 2017
“Worth it to try the zazen experience!”
15 Feb 2017
“Shakyo writing at shorinji temple, kyoto”
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15-795 Hommachi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0981, Kyoto Prefecture
Southern Kyoto
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+81 75-561-4311
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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

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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

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Southern Kyoto
Southern Kyoto has a reserved air. Though the Fushimi
Inari Shrine is one of Kyoto's major tourist
attractions, the surrounding nature, parks, gardens,
temples, and shrines provide less-visited spaces for
strolling and reflection. The Fushimi Inari Shrine
itself is made up of 32,000 sub-shrines, and the
mountain they are dotted across beckons hikers,
picnickers, and lovers of the outdoors. Many of the
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