chisoku masters 1-day 

Chisoku experience package you can do in 1 day. We’ve prepared various authentic Japanese experiences for body and soul. Perfect starter of Japanese culture – zazen meditation, traditional cuisine (shojin), tea ceremony. Forget about the whole world and feel the satisfaction with the present moment – the chisoku.

program:

Zen Zazen meditation (1 hour): by a Zen Monk

Private Zazen meditation practice with a monk from one of Kamakura’s temples. Kamakura is known for the numerous zen temples and that is why it is the perfect place to experience the traditional meditation. The mindfulness in its purest form.

Buddhist shojin cuisine  (2.5 hours): by Mari Fujii or other

Shojin cuisine – the plant-based cuisine of Buddhist monks. It is based on seasonal ingredients and preparing it is in itself a mindfulness practice. 

Senchado tea ceremony(2 hours): by Taisen Karaki

Senchado (loose leaf green tea) tea ceremony is unusual even for the Japanese. We invite you to have this unique experience with the sencha tea master from Obaku Baisa school.

or

Chado tea ceremony  (2 hours): by Kimihisa Meguro

Introduction and short practice of matcha (powdered green tea) tea ceremony with the tea master. 

place:

Authentic tea house Houan in Kamakura and kishike ryokan

 

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