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Zen Buddhist Priest

Cultural Experience

Meet with the young Zen priest for a chat about his years cloistered in a classic Zen monastery, and his new life as the abbot of a small Zen temple.  The temple had been closed for about 30 years, and the priest has been working tirelessly to breathe new life into this several hundred-year old facility.

  • Location: a sub-temple of Koto-in located in eastern Kyoto
  • Cultural Experience: Explore Buddhism as it is lived and worked today.
  • Suggested for: Culture enthusiasts, Spiritual studies