Unseen Waterfall Meditation in Kyoto - Summer season only –
Upon your stay in Kyoto, it is very likely that you will visit the Kiyomizu temple. There are many beautiful things to see there, and one of these might catch your attention: the Otowa waterfall with its water divided into three different streams. The Otowa waterfall is a good example of the importance of waterfall in the ancestral Japanese culture. The practice called Taki Gyo is maybe one of the most famous activities related to the waterfall. Its root can be found in Shintoism but it is also now performed as ascetic practice in Buddhism and Martial Arts. During this activity, you will have a chance to experience meditation inside the original Otowa water spot. This practice is famous for:
1.Restoring body and mind motivation
2.Inducing meditative state
3.Refreshing and energizing
4. Experiencing self-mental unity while facing the great power of nature.
During this activity, you will also have a chance to have the conversation with a monk, and receive sutra.
per group (1-3 people) ￥38,100 JPY
Activity / Location
・Positive energy received from confronting nature.
・Unseen and unique experience you could find in Kyoto.
・Visit a temple in mountain site with unique view of Lake.
・Including transportation from meeting point.
・Chance to meditate under historical waterfall of Kyoto.
・English speaking guide
・Transportation from meeting point
・Temple entrance fee
・Uniform for mediation
・One Japanese tea drink
・The picking-up from Hotel
Know Before You Book
・You must have a reasonable level of fitness and be able to walk on unpaved or uneven terrain.
・Please prepare towel to wipe the body.
・Children under 12 years old can participate the trip but will not allowed to take the activity.
・You can cancel free of charge until 8 days before your reservation starts. After that time, no cancellations, changes or refunds