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Sutra Copying & Goma Experience At Miyajima Misen Daihonzan Daisho-in

By Net Market Japan Corporation
Price is AU$128per traveller*


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Sutra Copying & Goma Experienc

Price is AU$127.26 per ticket, price for 2 Travellers is AU$254.52


Price is AU$254.52
* Select 4 travellers to get the lowest price of AU$101.59

What's included, what's not

  • Landing and facility fees

Know before you book

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transport
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • Departure time: Suppliers and travellers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 10/30/2019 - 11/17/2022Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 03:00 PM

What you can expect

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

Daisho-in is the oldest temple of Aki where you will learn to copy Buddhist sutras and experience a homa ritual.
While copying sutras, you can enjoy the smell of inks and sense of tranquility. As for the homa ritual, you will watch a huge fire.​ ​
Deeply connected to Japanese history and culture, this fascinating Buddhist practice is a must-have experience when you are in Japan.​ ​
※English interpreter is available and all participants will be given free English guide books 'Daihonzan Daisho-in Temple of Miyajima Misen'.

Relax and ease your mind by copying sutras​ ​
You will copy the sutra of 'Hannya Shingyo' (The Heart Sutra) which concludes the teachings of Buddha in 276 letters.​ ​
You will put a paper on the sample text and trace letters, so this experience is suitable even for those who cannot write Chinese characters.
As you sit straight and focus on writing we hope that you will gradually find your inner calm.

Overwhelming Homa ritual experience
The homa is a fire ritual in Buddhism.
The homa sticks are a piece of woods on which prayers are written.
The priest stands in front of a fire and chants Buddhist mantra, while others throw homa sticks into the fire and pray.

The huge plume of smoke rising up to the ceiling means the homa sticks have been purified and received by the God.

Duration: 3 hours

Cleaning and safety practices

Social distancing

  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Masks required
  • Masks provided
  • Hand sanitiser provided
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Activity Location

  • Hatsukaichi
  • Hiroshima Hiroshima Prefecture

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Daishoin Temple, 210 Miyajimacho, Hatsukaichi 739-0592 Hiroshima Prefecture
    • Hiroshima Hiroshima Prefecture

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