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Toriyaba-34 Funagawaminato Funagawa, Oga-shi, Akita-ken 010-0511

phone: +81(0)90-6684-2377 fax: +81(0)185-46-3112
* Please inquire by email or fax.

Dairyu-ji Details
Resident PriestRev. Keno Miura
Website https://www.dairyuji-oga.com/
E-mail dairyuji.oga@gmail.com
AccessDairyuji Temple is located in the northern region of Tohoku on the Oga peninsula in Akita prefecture. Temple is an 8 minute walk from Oga station on the Oga line from Akita station. From the airport, it is approximatley a 1 1/2 drive to the Oga penninsula. The temple is located in the downtown area of Funakawa. There is free parking available at temple.
Language(s)English, Japanese
Meditation day Details
Meditation daySecond, Fourth Thursdays
InstructorEnglish instructions by resident priest and his American wife.
Meditation lecture dates Details
Meditation lecture datesVaries, schedule is posted on FB https://www.facebook.com/dairyuji.oga/
Lecture Details
Sermon dayZen Mindfulness retreats in English in the fall and spring. (2 nights 3 days)
TimesFriday night to Sunday afternoon.
ContentZazen, Tracing the sutras, Mindfulness, Chanting 
FeeDetails on website
LecturerResident priest
OtherEnglish instructions by resident priest and his American wife.
Accommodation (no. of beds)10
Accommodation fee (per night)Details on website https://www.dairyuji-oga.com/
  • During Weekend Zen Mindfulness retreats only
  • Dairyuji hosts weekend Mindfulness retreats in English in the fall and spring. 10 participants take park in mediation and yoga classes to gain a deeper awareness of oneself. Sleeping accomindations are provided in tatami rooms on futons and all meals are provided. An outing is scheduled on Saturday to enjoy the stunning Oga penninsula and local culture. Time to relax and reconnect are encouraged in this welcoming and peaceful environment. There are dharma talks for those intersted and a guided tour of the temple is provided to learn more about Soto-shun Zen Buddhism in Japan. Retreat is run by Japanese head priest and his American wife. For more information please check website www.dairyuji-oga.com People are also wecolme to visit temple during daytime from 8:00am - 4:00pm. A donation of \500 per person is deeply appreciated. You will be served green tea and given a tour of temple.