Online Meditation Practice and Yoga in October

Silhouette of a woman doing meditation on the beach of the sea during the morning hours.

October 30th 2022

Online Meditation Practice Group

Due to ongoing concerns with the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we will have a group meditation practice and Yoga session via Zoom. We would be happy if you could join us!
*Staff from Human Values Institute will lead this practice group.

Contents: Warm-up exercise or Yoga exercise, Lecture video of Dr. Barry, and Meditation practice with instruction.

Ven, Dandai Jyoto, the abbot of Byobuura Kaigan-ji Temple (Kagawa Prefecture), known as the temple associated with the birth of Kukai (Kobo Daishi), will be our guest this time.
We will visit his temple as the first site of our Shikoku Retreat (pilgrimage) with Dr. Barry in November.
On Oct. 30th, he will kindly speak about Shikoku and Kukai, which everyone has heard of but many people don’t know about.
We will hold a special version of the program, 30 minutes longer than usual.
(You can choose to attend either Part 1 or Part 2, or both, according to the following schedule.)

Part 1
18:00- Simple Yoga to relax the body
18:20- Dr. Barry’s lecture video & meditation practice

Part 2
19:00- About the birth and history of Kukai /Kaigan-ji Temple, Ven. Dandai Joto, the abbot of Kaigan-ji Temple
 About Shikoku Retreat with Dr. Barry /Human Value Institute
19:40- Discussion/Q&A
(Please note that the schedule may change depending on the flow of the day.)

October 30th Sun. 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm  *JST (Japan Standard Time)

*Note: The “Date/Time” is Japan Standard Time (JST).
Please check the time difference between Japan and your location before you apply.

*Note: The “Date/Time” is Japanese Standard Time (JST).
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