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English Zazen Meditation from Europe

Hosted by the Consul of the Tokyo Japanese Conversation Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Sun 06 Aug 13:30 - 16:30

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Welcome to "English Zazen Meditation from Europe":)

Mr. Hojun, a Polish monk will give us a lecture and teach us about Zazen in English!

Mr. Hojun was born in Poland. He grew up in a Catholic family and entered Buddhism at the age of 17. He became a monk in Poland and studied and practiced Zen in Poland and Japan for many years. Since Protected content , he has been teaching Zazen for foreigners and also translates Buddhist scriptures.

Mr. Hojun profile link (Japanese)
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Date&Time : Sunday, 6th August 2pm 〜 around 4:30pm
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※All activites will be held in English and Air conditioner will be working in the temple.

(1:40: Preparation&Chat time at temple)
2pm:Chant Heart Sutra(some phase in English)
2:05pm : Zazen meditation(30mins.)
2:30pm: Break time
2:45pm〜4:30pm: Lecture

Topic : "My passion(heart) for Ukraine and Poland" from Zen point of view.
(Q&A is available)

*Doing Zazen on chair is possible if sitting is difficult.
*Taking break is ok anytime
*English instruction of how to do Zazen before Zazen starts.

Japanese nuns will also provide support.
It's a good opportunity to experience Zazen and share thoughts with international monk and nuns.

I'm looking forward to your participation!