Saturday Night Zen Meditation at Rinnoji Temple

There are two 40-minute zazen sessions (you must stay for both if you join). Become enlightened through zazen meditation by making your body and spirit one and not allowing yourself to be distracted by anything.

Operation Period

Every Saturday

Time Required

Approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes

Number of Participants



0 JPY– (tax included)

Before starting there is an explanation about how to sit. After that there will be two 40-minute zazen meditation sessions. Ready your mind and spirit, then sit quietly.

In addition to the activities, you’ll be able to experience the history of the Date clan, view gardens that have been restored after being destroyed by a fire, and learn of the process which led Rinnoji Temple to aid recovery efforts through its forest-making program.

Experience Program NameSaturday Night Zen Meditation at Rinnoji Temple
Activity LocationRinnoji Temple
Operator NameRinnoji Temple
Telephone Number022-234-5327
Time RequiredApproximately 1 hour and 30 minutes
Operation PeriodEvery Saturday
Start Time18:25
Minimum number of participants1people
Maximum number of participants5people
Saturday Night Zen Meditation at Rinnoji Temple0 JPY (Tax included)
What is included in the priceThe free Zen meditation experience.
Method of PaymentExperience is free.
Cancellation PolicyThere is no cancellation fee.
Meeting Spot1-14-1 Kitayama, Aoba-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken 981-0931
Meeting Time18:15
AccessAbout a 15 minute walk from Kitayama Station (JR train station or city subway station)

About 15 minutes from Tohoku Expressway “Sendai Miyagi IC”
Room for approximately 80 cars. No reservation necessary. Free of charge.
Facility InformationRestroom.
Barrier-free AccessNo
About multi-lingual supportJapanese/English