ZAZEN

 
 
 
 
 

ZAZEN practice at SEISHOJI 青松寺

SEISHOJI welcomes lay practitioners of ZAZEN.
 

Currently we don’t have any Zazen sessions because of Covid 19 speading situation.
 
We restart the Monthly Zazen session (on every 3rd Wed) from this April under the following conditions. Please check them carefully and make reservation in advance. (There might be unexpected cancelation depending on the situation of Covid-19 spreading)
 

[Schedule]

18:00 Open
18:20 Start Zazen
19:00 Stop Zazen (* We do not have Dharma Talk after Zazen)
 

[Fixed Number]

16 persons (for only people who has experiences Zazen practice at Seishoji more than twice)
 

[Application]

Make reservation by using the linked application form as below. https://forms.gle/xuPZBL9D6mQpwQ238
Please cooperate to write down your “Name” ”Email” ”Address” ”Phone number” as a measure preventing from spread of Covid-19.
 

[Note]

- We accept the application by a week before the Zazen session. In the case it would have been reached to fixed number, we announce it on this page.
- Those who have high fever and feeling sick cannot join the Zazen session on that day. (In the case you need to cancel, please tell us by email “shishikutsu@gmail.com” or phone “03-3431-3733”)
- Required to wear face mask while you stay.
- At the reception you are required to have thermometry and disinfection. (In the case your temperature is over 37℃, unfortunately you cannot join Zazen Session for that day)
-Number of persons who can enter a locker room at the same time is limited up to 3 persons.
-After your preparation is finished, you can proceed to the Main hall and start to sit Zazen.
- At the Main hall you sit on the prepared Zafu cushion which placed at intervals of 1 tatami mat. You sit facing to the wall side.
- In the case you cannot stop continuous cough, please stop Zazen and leave.
- When ending bell is sounded, you can leave from the Main hall, but please pay attention to avoid overcrowd. This time, we don’t have Dharma Talk, you can get back home after finishing Zazen. Please pay attention to make the locker room be crowded and wait your turn to enter with keeping appropriate distance.
 
We hope we can have Zazen session as same as before, for the present, we try to hold it in this style so that we can afford safety measure against the Virus.
Thank you for your comprehension.

Gassho
Seishoji Shishikurin Samgha

 

Phone for inquiry:

03-3431-3733
※Please call between 9am and 4pm except on Monday and Friday.
(In case you cannot get through because we are occupied with cleaning or othother activities , please call again later or in another day.)
 

Charge:

None: no money is solicited
 

Dress:

Please wear not skirts but loose and comfortable pants longer than knee length for crossing legs. Before zazen, you need to take off your socks, watch and jewelry. You can change at the locker room. Please refrain from the use of bright color clothes or perfume etc.
 

Reception:

When you arrive at Seishoji, please come to the reception in the left-side building.
 

Access:

SEISHOJI: 2-4-7, Atago, Minato-ku, Tokyo Access
・On the Metro Hibiya-Line, 8 minutes' walk from the Exit 3 of “Kamiya-cho” station (H05).
・On the Metro Toei Mita-Line, 5 minutes' walk from the Exit A5 of “ Onarimon” station (I06).