Zazen meditation and Shabutsu experience at Miyajima Misen Daihonzan Daisho-in

Daisho-in is the oldest temple of Aki where you will learn about Zazen meditation and experience Buddha paintings.
Through Zazen meditation you can concentrate your mind, drive away evils and find your inner calm and by tracing a picture of Buddha you can express your gratitude and dedication to the God.
Escape the everyday and enjoy new experiences.
※We provide English translation.

Meaning of Zen
Zazen is a seated meditation that is typically the primary practice of the Zen Buddhist tradition.
By sitting you can integrate your body and mind and find your inner calm.​ ​
It may be hard to sit straight for a long time and please note that you may be reminded if you do not keep your posture.
These warnings are done as an encouragement to ensure successful meditation experience.

About shabutsu
Shabutsu is an activity of tracing a picture of Buddha.
You will copy Buddha images using a writing brush and this challenge is achievable to most.
* Duration: 2 to 3 hours
* Starts: Hatsukaichi, Japan
* Trip Category: Sightseeing Tickets & Passes >> Attraction Tickets




Daisho-in is the oldest temple of Aki where you will learn about Zazen meditation and experience Buddha paintings.
Through Zazen meditation you can concentrate your mind, drive away evils and find your inner calm and by tracing a picture of Buddha you can express your gratitude and dedication to the God.
Escape the everyday and enjoy new experiences.
※We provide English translation.

Meaning of Zen
Zazen is a seated meditation that is typically the primary practice of the Zen Buddhist tradition.
By sitting you can integrate your body and mind and find your inner calm.​ ​
It may be hard to sit straight for a long time and please note that you may be reminded if you do not keep your posture.
These warnings are done as an encouragement to ensure successful meditation experience.

About shabutsu
Shabutsu is an activity of tracing a picture of Buddha.
You will copy Buddha images using a writing brush and this challenge is achievable to most.

Visit: Daishoin Temple, 210 Miyajimacho, Hatsukaichi 739-0592 Hiroshima Prefecture

13:00~ Zazen
14:00~ Shabutsu​ ​ 
★Shabutsu steps★​ ​
① Adjust a paper over the sample picture
② Trace the picture and think about your wishes.
③ Complete

Duration: 3 hours