Shinnyoji

Calligraphy by Rev. Tenrai Ryūshin Azuma Rōshi

Sōtō Zen Temple

SHINNYOJI UPDATES

PRATICE IN PERSON
We continue the weekly practice together on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays both in person and online.

 

Reservations are required to participate in person: book here.  |  PROTOCOL PROCEDURES ANTI-COVID SHINNYOJI TEMPLE (Italian)
To connect remotely on Zoom platform book here.

For further information please consult our Calendar page (Italian) »


Zazen under "New Normal", pamphlet by Sōtōshū

 


 

HIGHLIGHTS

 

"Zen and Detachment: Being in the World but not of the World"

The Sōtō Zen Temple Shinnyoji dedicates one Study Day to Zen.
The event, articulated in talks presided over by international religious and cultural personalities,
is aimed at scholars and enthusiasts of Japanese civilization, as well as Buddhism.
The recording of the event has been published on our Facebook page.
Watch the recording HERE »

For info »


Shinnyoji, officially recognized as a Temple of the Sōtō Zen School outside of Japan, is Daijōji Italia Betsuin, Italian Branch of Daijōji Monastery in Kanazawa, Japan.

Rev. Anna Maria Iten Shinnyo Marradi, spiritual guide of the Temple, recieved the Transmission of Dharma from Rev. Tenrai Ryūshin Azuma Rōshi 72nd Abbot of Daijōji Monastery.

Shinnyoji Temple is open to everyone regardless of their orientation and belief. Shinnyoji Florence Zen Center is in association with the Italian Buddhist Union and the Sōtō-shū Shūmūchō in Japan.

UPCOMING MEETINGS

  1. Zazen (anche online)

    17 May | 19:30 - 20:30
  2. Zazen (anche online)

    18 May | 5:55 - 6:30
  3. Corso annuale di Calligrafia Zen

    20 May | 18:00 - 19:30
  4. Zazen (anche online)

    20 May | 19:30 - 20:30
  5. Zazenkai – Ritiro

    22 May | 7:00 - 16:30

PRACTICE SCHEDULE

ZAZEN

Monday  |  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday  |  5:55 am - 6:30 am
Thursday  |  7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

SESSHIN/ZAZENKAI

Once per month

ANNUAL INTENSIVE RETREATS

Every six months

 

Calendar (in Italian) »

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鏡徳寺 Kyōtokuji

Hitachi, Ibaraki Prefecture. Japan.
住職 Abbot: 山田 崇三 Rev. Shuzan Yamada
副住職 Vice Abbot: 大野 徹史 Rev. Tetsushi Ōno
Friend Temple

壬生寺 Mibudera

Kyoto, Kyōto Prefecture. Japan.
住職 Abbot: 松浦俊海 Rev. Matsuura Shunkai
副住職 Vice Abbot: 松浦俊昭拝 Rev. Matsuura Toshiaki

EkiZen

Shinnyoji Sangha Newsletter
Periodical diary illustrating the life of the Sangha. Reflections, poems, reports, tales, images, compositions and testimonies: the changing reality of Zen practitioners in the infinite shades of the Way.

In this edition:

  • Daijōji Italia Betsuin, Italian Branch of Daijōji Monastery
  • Editorial: “Faith, Dialogue and Remembrance”
  • How Zen Resonates in the West - Words of the Sangha of Shinnyoji
  • The Platform of Ganjin Wajō
  • Celebration of Nehan-e
  • Jukai Ordination Ceremony
  • Study day at Daijōji Temple
  • Interreligious meetings.

 

SHINNYOJI NEWSLETTER