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[Fukui]Eiheiji, the temple of Zen training2013.08.12

Eiheiji temple is built in 13th century by Dogen Zenji, and this is the head temple of the Soto school of Zen Buddhism.
The temple is built between the trees of more than 700 years old, enveloped in the profound silence.

Even today, 200 and more monks are receiving their Zen training here.
You can practice Zen, Japanese traditional training, with those trainee monks.

EiheijiPhoto by Jun Seita
EiheijiPhoto by ktsugita
EiheijiPhoto by houroumono

This temple is built among the mountains with the clear stream, so you can enjoy delicious local sake, river fish, fresh vegetables which has a strong sweetness.

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