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[Morning temple yoga] An opportunity to bolster your body and mind at Sakai (Private group booking)

  • This special experience takes place at Myohoji, the oldest regional temple with 700 years of history
  • Find your inner peace as you come in contact with Buddhism and the history of Sakai
  • Beginner friendly experience - safe and physically refreshing
  • Enjoy the hospitality of the temple after the experience through tea and rice porridge
HostMyohoji Temple
DaysMon, Wed, Fri, Sun (not available during the end of the year and other days off)
Business Hours8:00 (Meet at 7:50)
Duration8:00 to 10:30 (Approx. 150 minutes)

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[Morning temple yoga] An opportunity to bolster your body and mind at Sakai

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The price is per group of 1 to 5 participants. Please apply as a group of 1 to 5 participants.
[What to bring]
Towels, water, comfortable clothes (changing room available)
*Yoga mat rental included
*Group price breakdown (30,000 JPY per group of up to 4 participants + 500 JPY per yoga mat rental)
*Target group: Junior high school students or older

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Address

Osaka Prefecture, Sakai, Sakai Ward, Nakanocho Higashi 4-1-3 *Please enter from the entrance located further left from the main hall

Access

20 minutes on foot from the Sakai Higashi Station on the Nankai Takano Line, or 3 minutes from the Shukuin Station on the Hankai Line

Activity Information

Schedule

7:50 Meet at Myohoji
8:00 Temple introduction, sutra
8:20 Yoga (70 minutes)
9:40 Tea, rice porridge
10:30 Experience concludes
[Morning temple yoga] An opportunity to bolster your body and mind at Sakai (Private group booking) [Morning temple yoga] An opportunity to bolster your body and mind at Sakai (Private group booking)

This special experience takes place at Myohoji, the oldest regional temple with 700 years of history

The temple is known for being the burial site of Kitamuke Douchin the firs master and teacher of the famous Sen no Rikyu.
Take part in a unique sutra reading and morning yoga experience held on the quiet and sacred temple grounds.
[Morning temple yoga] An opportunity to bolster your body and mind at Sakai (Private group booking) [Morning temple yoga] An opportunity to bolster your body and mind at Sakai (Private group booking)
[Morning temple yoga] An opportunity to bolster your body and mind at Sakai (Private group booking) [Morning temple yoga] An opportunity to bolster your body and mind at Sakai (Private group booking)

Find your inner peace as you come in contact with Buddhism and the history of Sakai

After learning about the history of Sakai and the temple, as well as Buddhism as such, we will all participate in sutra reading.
The stable rhythm of the fish gong accompanying the sutra reading is supposed to solidify one's thoughts.
[Morning temple yoga] An opportunity to bolster your body and mind at Sakai (Private group booking) [Morning temple yoga] An opportunity to bolster your body and mind at Sakai (Private group booking)

Refresh your body

The experience is limited to small numbers of participants, with sufficient attention devoted to each participant to make sure even complete beginners can safely enjoy this activity.
*Includes rental yoga mats.
[Morning temple yoga] An opportunity to bolster your body and mind at Sakai (Private group booking) [Morning temple yoga] An opportunity to bolster your body and mind at Sakai (Private group booking)

Enjoy the hospitality of the temple after the experience through tea and rice porridge

After you have strengthened both your body and spirit it is time to indulge in the hospitality of the temple. Enjoy a serving of rice porridge, finished by a tea ceremony with powdered green tea and sweets.
[Morning temple yoga] An opportunity to bolster your body and mind at Sakai (Private group booking) [Morning temple yoga] An opportunity to bolster your body and mind at Sakai (Private group booking)
[Morning temple yoga] An opportunity to bolster your body and mind at Sakai (Private group booking) [Morning temple yoga] An opportunity to bolster your body and mind at Sakai (Private group booking)

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Important Notes

※This experience is held in Japanese only. If necessary, please add the option of an interpreter (English) during the booking process when selecting the time and date of the experience.
(The interpreter option is highly recommended to make the most of the experience)
※The experience takes place at a 700-years old temple. We ask that you take the utmost care when opening and closing shoji and fusuma sliding doors.
※In the event of damage, defacement, or loss of the equipment or facilities either of the rental room or the entire temple, you will be held liable and required to pay for the damages or defacement.
※Target group: Junior high school students and older
※Morning rice gruel and tea will be provided by courtesy of Myohoji Temple
※The experience may be cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, including but not limited to natural disasters etc.
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