Buddhism morning prayer ceremony in Takayama

Kaiji will conduct this experience. He trained at Koyasan and is now a monk at Zenkoji Temple in Takayama, where he performs the “Morning Ceremony”.

He will talk about what you can learn and what is important about Buddhism through his life experiences.
He also offers suggestions about nature, the universe, and love.
It is okay if you don’t know how to do shoko! You will be given a sheet with easy-to-understand explanations.

The itinerary will proceed as follows

  • 6:50-7:00 Reception
  • 7:00-7:05 Introduction
  • 7:05-7:30 Burning Incense & Sutra recitation
  • 7:30-7:50 Preach

* Contents may sometimes change.


  • Meeting point: TEMPLE HOTEL TAKAYAMA ZENKO-JI (4 Chome-3 Tenmanmachi, Takayama, Gifu 506-0025)
  • Travelers: 2~20
  • Start time: 7:00am (Please come to meeting point 5 min before)
  • Duration: 50 minutes
  • Inclusions:
    • Buddhism morning prayer ceremony in English
  • Exclusions:
    • Food & Beverages
  • Cancellation policy:
    • 10-8 days before tour starts 20%, 7-2 days before tour starts 30%, 24 hours before the tour starts 40%, one day before tour starts 50%, late or after the tour 100% 
    • If the tour is canceled due to bad weather conditions, notice will be sent by e-mail one day before tour date. Tour fee paid will be fully refunded
    • A flight delay or cancellation certificate is required to request for rescheduling or refund.
  • Others:
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for guests who have heart disease or other serious medical conditions 
    • This experience requires good weather. If it is canceled due to poor weather, you will be offered a date change or a full refund. 
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it is canceled due to insufficient participants, you will be offered a change of date/experience or a full refund. 


Buddhism morning prayer ceremony in Takayama
About 50 minutes 2000 yen / person