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Spiritual Experience at Zentsu-ji Temple

Zentsu-ji gate and pagoda

Overview

Stay at temple accommodation, and exclusive time with the priest of Zentsū-ji Temple

Zentsū-ji Temple is the birthplace of Kūkai, founder of the Shikoku pilgrimage. The temple is one of the largest on the pilgrimage.

In this experience, you stay overnight at the pilgrim lodging and talk to a priest, asking all questions you have about Buddhism. You walk through the dark tunnel beneath the main hall where Kūkai was born, gain exclusive entry to the pagoda full of treasures, enjoy a vegetarian dinner in the temple’s VIP room, followed by early morning training practice at the temple next morning.

The tour is 2 days long

Itinerary

Day 1 :

You explore the extensive precincts of Zentsu-ji, walking through the dark tunnel beneath the main hall where Kūkai was born, and gaining exclusive entry to the pagoda full of treasures. After a vegetarian dinner in the temple’s VIP room, you stay overnight at the pilgrim lodging and talk to a priest, asking all questions you have about Buddhism.

Day 2 :

You take part in early morning training practice at the temple.

Inclusions

  • Guide/interpreter
  • Dinner
  • Overnight stay
  • Breakfast

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Spiritual Experience at Zentsu-ji Temple
From ¥145,200
/ Adult