A day with a Buddhist Nun

Cultural & Theme Tours in Tokyo

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Ever wanted to meet real Japanese locals? Accompanied by your personal interpreter, meet Sakai-san and spend the day with her, discovering her Buddhist nun's life.Take a tour of the temple and discover its hidden symbolism. You will even have access to usually restricted areas of the temple. Take a tour of the temple and discover all its hidden symbolisms. You will even have access to usually restricted areas of the temple.Eat in peace: Learn the manners and spirituality of eating in Buddhism. Participate in a ritual: Discover the Nichiren school basic prayers and form. Meditate: Try a traditional form of walking meditation  Make your own charm: Hand copy Buddhist sutras and make your own charm for you and all your family.Thanks to your interpreter, don't hesitate: You can ask all the questions you've always wanted to ask about Buddhism, Japanese life as a Monk, a Nun, a mother, a wife and a woman. 
Accompanied by your private interpreter, discover Kōji temple and learn about the real life of a Buddhist family!Get inside the life of a Japanese Nun, head of Kōōji, a family temple just outside Tokyo. How does she lives, what is her actual work, how does her faith impacts her daily life? Through the discovery of Japanese Buddhism practices, you will have a chance to get a unique perspective on what is like to live inside a temple. Delicious food Philosophy Discussions Prayers Calligraphy Lucky charm making Tea time Meditation… There is so much to do! This Buddhist Nun have so much to teach us, on humility, peacefulness, mindfulness, and so much more!

What’s included

  • Entrance fee
  • Personal Interpreter
  • Host
  • Lunch
  • Personal counselling 
  • Lucky Charm
  • Wisdom

What’s not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation Fee
  • Gratuities (optional)