Japan Trip 2018

“Think of how someone wrings out a wet towel with all his or her might and then releases. Our lives should be like this. For without a doubt it is through maintaining the right balance of intensity in our practice and of relaxation – sitting back and enjoying life – that genuine understanding develops.”



Japan Trip for August of 2019

  • A 5-day Zen retreat (sesshin) in Nara prefecture, the spiritual heartland of Japan, followed by site-seeing and cultural activities around Nara and Kyoto, climbing Mount Fuji (in Shizuoka), and all-night Bon dancing in Gujo Hachiman (Gifu prefecture). Should be another fantastic year!

Dates: Please arrive Sunday, August 4 or Monday, August 5. Departure Thursday, August 15. 

Cost: $2645

Contact: for a trip itinerary or to register please see office@bluecliffzen.org

More information can also be found at the Zenways Website

2019 will be our 8th year! Here is some feedback and photos from the past:


A photo of gyokuryuji temple in japan, where the group stayed during the Japan trip.Photo of the Japan trip group in front of a shrine and waterfall in Seki, Japan.Image of a shrine in Kyoto - Fushimi Inari - that we visited during our Japan trip in 2014.Image of Daizan Roshi doing waterfall practice at Hazuma Fudo-san during the site-seeing portion of our Japan trip in 2014.Image of a shrine at Fushimi Inari in Kyoto, Japan that we visited during our 2014 Japan Trip.

 

 


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