Our Saturday meetings in Tokyo are held at Tokyo
University's Young Buddhists Association in Hongo Sanchome (see
below for directions). We practice Zazen sitting meditation and
afterwards we have a talk. Questions and discussion are welcome,
and anyone interested is welcome to attend. Attendance is free of
are welcome, but come a few minutes early if you need
instructions. Wear loose comfortable clothes. The schedule for the
meetings on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturdays is:
note that the will be no meeting on March 21, 2015 due to the national
The schedule for
the meetings on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays is: 11:00-11:25am
11:25-11:35am Kinhin (slow walking meditation)
12:00-12:30pm Break (lunch or a rest)
1:00-2:00pm Lecture (optional) Click here to
check upcoming dates for the meetings on the 2nd
and 4th Saturdays
For the meetings on the 2nd and
4th Saturdays, you're welcome to come to both the morning (11 to
12) and afternoon (12.30 to 2.00) session, or to either one.
Note that no meetings are held during Tokyo University's vacation
periods in Spring, Summer and New Year.
or Gerhard for more information.
Buddhists Association is located near Hongo Sanchome subway
station on the Marunouchi and Oedo subway lines. Both lines run
through Shinjuku Station. The stop on both lines is called
Hongo-Sanchome. Directions: From the Marunouchi line station, turn right after
passing through the ticket barrier and follow the alley out to the
main street. The building where the meetings are held is across
the street. You can cross at the traffic lights on the corner (see map). From the Oedo line station,
take exit no. 5 and turn to the left after leaving the station.
Follow the main street and then turn left again at the corner with
the traffic lights (see map). The
entrance to the Young Buddhists Association is next to the Nicos
travel agency (just behind the bus stop).