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Staying in a temple (and possibly meditating for some days) seems interesting to quite a few people.
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==Meditation Places==
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'''Meditation''' is a popular activity among visitors to Japan. This article presents
The following is only a small selection of possible temples to stay and meditate in.
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* [[Eiheiji]] temple, near [[Fukui]]
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==Prepare==
* [[Antaiji]] temple, near [[Tottori]]
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Applications must generally be made well in advance, although a few temples that double as ''shukubo'' (宿坊) pilgrim lodges allow overnight visitors to participate.
  
==Weblinks==
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==Get in==
* [http://www.onmarkproductions.com/html/temple-accommodation.html on mark]: General directory
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Temples that offer meditation lessons to visitors:
* [http://www.quirkyjapan.or.tv/bathtub.html quirky japan]: Temple lodging experience report
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* Motsuji, [[Hiraizumi]], [[Iwate]] — youth hostel operated by a temple, offers free meditation lessons in the morning to guests (July-Sept only)
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Temples that offer multi-day meditation courses and accept visitors who do not speak Japanese:
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* [[Antaiji]], near [[Tottori]]
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* [[Eiheiji]], near [[Fukui]]
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Meditation is a popular activity among visitors to Japan. This article presents

Prepare

Applications must generally be made well in advance, although a few temples that double as shukubo (宿坊) pilgrim lodges allow overnight visitors to participate.

Get in

Temples that offer meditation lessons to visitors:

  • Motsuji, Hiraizumi, Iwate — youth hostel operated by a temple, offers free meditation lessons in the morning to guests (July-Sept only)

Temples that offer multi-day meditation courses and accept visitors who do not speak Japanese:


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