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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: Usually the 1st and 2nd Saturdays of the month
08:45～ Sitting quietly in the hall,
09:00～11:30 Zazen, Zen Lecture, chanting, calligraphy, and work.
Evening Zazen: Most Fridays
18:45～ Sitting quietly in the hall
Zazen and Dharma Talk for beginners: Usually the 4th Saturday of the month
3-6th: Sesshin (intensive practice)
12th (Fri) 18:45 - Evening Zazen
13th (Sat) 08:45 - Saturday Zazen
19th (Fri) 18:45 - Evening Zazen
No regular session on 20th (Sat) (due to a Buddhist memorial service)
26th (Fri) 18:45 Evening Zazen
27th (Sat) 08:00 Zazen and Dharma Talk
2nd (Fri) 18:45 Evening Zazen
3rd (Sat) 08:45 Saturday Zazen
9th (Fri) 18:45 Evening Zazen
10th (Sat) 08:45 Saturday Zazen
16th (Fri) 18:45 Evening Zazen
17th (Sat) 08:00 Zazen and Dharma Talk
23-25th: Sesshin (intensive practice)
1st (Sat) 08:45 - Saturday Zazen
(Dharma memorial service after the regular meeting)
7th (Fri) 18:45 - Evening Zazen
8th (Sat) 08:45 Saturday Zazen
(14-16th: Sesshin (intensive practice) )
21st (Fri) 18:45 - Evening Zazen
22nd (Sat) 08:00 Zazen and Dharma Talk
◆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.
"Zazen and Dharma Talks to go" are also available. Please contact us if you are interested in holding a "Zazen and Dharma Talk" in your hometown.
臨済宗天龍寺派 高歩院 Kohoin
鉄舟会禅道場 Tesshukai Zen Dojo
1-17-3 Chuo, Nakano Ward, Tokyo
電話 Telephone 03-5338-9220
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