Tesshu Zenkai is a zazen gathering located at Kohoin Temple of the Tenryuji School of Rinzai Zen Buddhism.
First time zazen practitioners are welcome. Please feel free to come.
(An explanation of zazen practice can be provided in English)
Zazen Session Details
Saturday Zazen: Most Saturdays
07:55～ Sitting quietly in the hall,
08:00～11:15 Zazen, Zen Lecture, chanting, calligraphy, and work.
Evening Zazen: Most Fridays
18:45～ Sitting quietly in the hall
3-5th: Calligraphy Exhibition
4th (Sat) 07:55 Saturday Zazen
10th (Fri) 18:45 Evening Zazen
15-19th: Sesshin (intensive practice)
17th (Fri) 18:45 Evening Zazen
18th (Sat) 07:55 Saturday Zazen
24th (Fri) 18:45 Evening Zazen
25th (Sat) 07:55 Saturday Zazen
◆Zazen and Dharma Talks
For beginners who would like to know what zazen is and get an introduction to authentic zazen, we will explain how to sit and practice zazen. This will be followed by a Dharma talk on the essence of Zen by the Abbot of Kohoin Temple (Roshi).
■Other individual arrangements can also be made.