Wa-Qoo shitaderamachi

【Experience】 Zazen Workshop

体験(坐禅)
体験(坐禅)
■ What is Zazen? ■
Zazen is the fundamental method of practicing Zen. During Zazen, practitioners sit in a proper posture and meditate to find who they are and try to live in a way they truly are. In modern, there are little time for introspection in the daily life, and that‘s why Zazen attracts lot of attention of many people, including celebrities.

■What are the effects of Zazen?■
It is expected that correcting and adjusting the posture, breathing and mind can solve problems, relive stress and improve concentration. Taking time for introspection causes changes in your mind and soul. 
Perhaps what you worry is not a big deal if you think from a calmer perspective, or you might find out what is truly important to you during Zazen.

■Guidance from a Monk■
Zazen workshops are held under the guidance of a monk from 8:30 PM in the Great Hall on the first floor on the day of your stay. Do not worry if you do not know the proper methods and etiquette because the monk will guide you with clear instructions. 
Wa-Qoo Shitaderamachi is a lodging facility located in Osaka’s Shitaderamachi area, which is surrounded by nearly 80 temples and shrines. So, you can experience Japanese traditions during your stay, including visits shrines and temples, participating in Zazen workshops. 

□This Plan includes
・Zazen workshop (From 8:30 PM in the 1F Great Hall) 
*We provide an information pamphlet of Zazen written in English, but the guidance from the monk is in Japanese. 

<Schedule>
20:15~ Registration
20:30~ Introductions
20:35~ Sutra Transcription 
~22:00 end


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