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) session will be held at Kenchoji Temple for foreigners.
Kanagawa Systematized Goodwill Guide Club (KSGG) will voluntarily escort to the temple and guide them around the temple ground.
Kenchoji is the first-ranked of Zen temple, and is the oldest Zen training monastery.
12:30 Meet at JR Kita-kamakura station .
13:00 Arrive at Kenchoji Temple.
13:30 ZAZEN starts（3sessions,15~20mins for each）
15:10 Q&A session.
16:00 Walk around the temple grounds led by KSGG members.
17:00 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.
Events in 2023~2024 will be on Oct.3rd(Tue), Nov.29th (Wed) and on Feb.29th,2024(Thu)
If you are interested, please fill out for the following application.
(No later than September .28 Thursday )
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