Sunday Zazen Experience at Daiyuzan Saijoji Temple3.8
April 7, 2019~April 26, 2020
Kanagawa Prefecture, minamiashigara-shi town Daiyu 1157
Saijoji temple hosts "zazen" sitting meditation sessions in a dojo twice a month on Sunday.(2nd&4th Sunday)
Why don't you try to find yourself that you haven't seen yet through meditation in the beautiful nature and serene environment?
Also, "Zen meeting for kids" is held on August.
A lot of kids enjoy spending time with zen monks such as zazen or cleaning.
* 3rd to 6th grade elementary students and their parents are available to join.
Nearest Airport/StationYaga St. (about 7.9km) Google Transit
5.04 months ago
A hidden gem, this complex of temples and shrines nestled under ancient cedars on the mountainside is a really atmospheric oasis of tranquility. Every visitor I have brought here has fallen in love with the place and are surprised it is not more famous (my last guests from Italy thought it worthy of UNESCO world heritage status!) and crowded (often no more than a handful of visitors when I go there). I honestly believe it is one of the best places to visit in Kanagawa. Be aware that there are a lot of steps, especially a very long steep flight up the mountainside if you want to go up to the small temple right at the top of the complex (in my opinion really not worth it unless you enjoy the exercise).
5.0in the last week
Beautiful mountain side temple.
5.0a month ago
Beautiful, quiet and not crowded at all... Very long stairway to the highest Temple but we'll worth it
5.03 months ago
This place was amazing, best shrines in Japan so far!!
5.0a year ago
Literally one of my favourite places in the world. Temples scattered on the hillside among soaring cedar trees and an assortment of streams and water features. Beautiful in any season, but especially autumn for the colourful leaves. Similarly stunning in heavy rain and when covered in snow