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Learn zen meditation & tea with a monk

Learn zen meditation & tea with a monk

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Food and Drinks
Languages:Offered in English and Japanese

About your host

I was born and raised in a zen temple with a passion for cooking zen-inspired Japanese meals. My father is the head monk of the Kannon Temple. Through this experience we hope to share a sense of Japanese omotenashi, or hospitality, through the wonder of zen and the flavors of tea with visitors to Japan. Come experience Japanese tradition and the zen mind. It is then you will learn to appreciate…
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What we’ll do

*We accept schedule requests* Experience true cultures of Japan—zen and tea. Did you know that Steve Jobs was a heavy Zen practitioner and it changed his life which helped to spark a design revolution? Our guests will first learn and practice Zazen meditation from my father, head monk of the Kannon Temple, to achieve a state of peacefulness. This will be followed by a tea ceremony session, in…

What else you should know

Please wear clothes that are easy to move in. We will have photo breaks between sessions, so you can take pictures to share with your friends.

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Sweets
Drinks
Matcha One tea made by the teacher, one made by you

What to bring

Easy to maneuver outfit

Guest photos

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Where you'll be

The experience will take place at my residence, 10 minutes away from the Jiyugaoka station. The zazen meditation session will be held in the tatami prayer room on the second floor, and the tea ceremony will be held at the bamboo-floor room on the first floor, with a view of the garden.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 2 and up can attend.

More tips

Please wear clothes that are easy to move in. We will have photo breaks between sessions, so you can take pictures to share with your friends.
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tea ceremony
Learn zen meditation & tea with a monk
13 reviews
$103 per person
13 reviews
$103 per person