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Soto Zen Temples for Foreigners in Japan

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8-1, Yamane-cho, Niihama-shi, Ehime-ken 792-0835

phone: +81(0)897-41-6563 fax: +81(0)897-40-3127
* Please inquire by email or fax.

Zuioji Details
Resident PriestRev.Tsugen Narasaki
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AccessTrain: 15 mins by taxi from JR Niihama station.
Bus: From JR Niihama station, take a bus bound for Yamane Gurando. Alight at Zuioji-mae bus stop.
Car: From the Niihama interchange on the Takamatsu Expressway, take National Highway 11 for Niihama. Turn left at the Tojo intersection. 20 mins direct from the Tojo interchange.
Language(s)English(i.e. with interpreter)
Meditation day Details
Meditation dayEveryday except days with 4 and 9.
Time4:10am-5:00am; 8:00pm-9:00pm
InstructorDarma teachers, Training monks
Meditation lecture dates Details
Meditation lecture dates3 days a month (2nd week: Tue, Wed, Thu), Dec 1-7, Feb 1-7
Fee¥3,000 (i.e. meditation participation fee)
OtherMeditation-use alms bowls and kunsu (a sarong-style garment) available.
Lecture Details
Sermon day18th of each month, 1st Sunday of the month
Times(18th of each month)1:30pm-2:30pm (1st Sunday of the month)9:00am-10:00am
LecturerDharma Teachers
Accommodation (no. of beds)Please inquire.
Accommodation fee (per night)¥3,000 (i.e. meditation participation fee)
  • Please inquire. in advance. Accommodation only for those participating in meditation.
  • Over the more than 100 years since our founding in 1897, we have maintained a group of about 20 mendicant monks. A one-day dojo experience is available to visitors. As a rule, stays are limited to 1 week. Please inquire about longer periods.