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Meditation in Japan

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Meditation is a popular activity among visitors to Japan. This article presents


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.

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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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