Explore traditional and modern Japan in Kamakura, Enoshima, Yokohama and Kawasaki. KSGG local volunteers know Kanagawa inside out, and can organize a tour to suit your needs and interests. Kanagawa is easily accessible from Tokyo. Make your trip fun and memorable.
-KSGG, A Volunteer Goodwill Guide Club-
ZAZEN (Sitting Meditation) Experience at Kenchoji, Kamakura
Kanagawa Systematized Goodwill Guide Club (KSGG) will voluntarily escort you to the temple and guide you around the temple ground. Kenchoji is the first-ranked of Zen temple in Kamakura. The highlight in this event is Zen talks with Zen priests. If you have an optional tour request before Zazen, please feel free to let us know.
12:30 Meet at JR Kita-kamakura station .
13:00 Arrive at Kenchoji Temple/Enjoy beautiful cherry blossoms.
13:30 ZAZEN starts（15min. x 3sessions）
15:10 Zen talk(Q&A) session.
16:00 Walk around the temple grounds led by KSGG members.
16:30 Depart at JR Kita-kamakura station.
Admission Fee for Temple 500yen /person
Fee for ZAZEN session 1,000yen/person
We can escort up to 10 participants.
KSGG will not be liable for any accidents.
If you are interested in participation, please fill out for the following application no later than May 7th(Mon), 2018.
Please join our KSGG Craft Activity once a month.
You will make a Japanese paper doll, using beautiful Japanese Paper.
KSGG members will instruct you step by step.
Reservations are not required, just come and join us.
You can practice your Japanese conversation too!
*** Attention: KSGG Club is not responsible for any accidents, injuries or damages that may occur.
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