FLORENCE ZEN CENTER
Calligraphy by Rev. Tenrai Ryūshin Azuma Rōshi
The new Prime Ministerial Decree of 3 November 2020 gave new provisions from 6 November to 3 December 2020.
In compliance with the new restrictions, the Temple suspends activities in person until further notice.
In order to continue the weekly practice together on Mondays and Thursdays at 7:30-20:30 p.m. as usual, we connect remotely through Zoom.
Reservation is required.
For further information please consult our Calendar page (Italian) »
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.
Monday | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm | dedicated to beginners
Once per month
ANNUAL INTENSIVE RETREATS
Every six months
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
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
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:
- Editorial: “Opening Your Heart”
- Incontro di Dharma Virtual Shinnyoji Temple
- Reflections on your Zazen; Zazen in the Garden
- Taking Refuge and Jukai Ceremony
- Interreligious meetings and Zen meetings
- Stone Balance and Zen, Light and Darkness.