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zen 2.0


 

The First Global Mindfulness Forum
in the Heart of Japanese Zen

Sept. 2-3, 2017 - Kencho-ji, Kamakura

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zen 2.0


 

The First Global Mindfulness Forum
in the Heart of Japanese Zen

Sept. 2-3, 2017 - Kencho-ji, Kamakura

The First Global Mindfulness Forum
in the Heart of Japanese Zen

Sept. 2-3, 2017 - Kencho-ji, Kamakura

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Open Zen


New doorways to Zen culture and mindful practice

Open Zen


New doorways to Zen culture and mindful practice

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MIND

Present the core principles of Japanese Zen, with respected Zen masters and other distinguished speakers from Japan and around the world.

PRACTICE

Share the mindful city of Kamakura, including its Zen temples and natural environment, to help nurture the practice of mindfulness.

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CONNECTION

Build lasting relationships around the world, for a positive impact on business, education, innovation, and mindful living.

 

 

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The Speakers


Spirituality, academics, business, and health.

Open to all areas of mindful practice.

 

 

 

The Speakers


Spirituality, academics, business, and health.

Open to all areas of mindful practice.

 

 

 

SHODO YOSHIDA

Zen Master and Chief Abbot of the Kencho-ji School, Rinzai Zen Denomination

Eon Asahina

Zen master. The temple master of Jochi-ji and the head of the academic department of Engaku-ji, in Kamakura.

ISSHO FUJITA

Zen master. Director of the Soto Zen International Center. Ex head teacher at Valley Zendo, a Soto Zen practice center in Charlemont, Massachusetts.

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Lenzan KUDO

Shakuhachi player. Organiser of the "Breathing and Shakuhachi" project: Tanden breathing and mindfulness with the tones of shakuhachi,  to help people achieve fulfilling lives in the modern world.

JUNYA OGINO

CEO of Mindful Leadership Institute, Certified Teacher of “Search Inside Yourself”

SHUICHI TSUJI

Sports doctor. Master of Flow Theory mental management for individuals and teams, based on applied sports psychology to improve QOL.  Leader of the "Japan Gokigen Project." Author of "Zen Mind Thinking."

Ari Matsumura Plugh, Ph.D, CAPP

Director of Life Balance Institute of New York, Ph.D in Medicine (Public Health), Certified Clinical Psychologist,
Certified in Applied Positive Psychology

TAKASHI MAENO, PH.D

Dean of the Graduate School of System Design and Management, Keio University

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EIJI HAN SHIMIZU

Multi-award winning media producer. Translating dharma into an accessible, relatable, and even entertaining way through his movies, TV program, comic books and workshops.

JEREMY HUNTER, Ph.D

Professor and Founding Director of the Executive Mind Leadership Institute at the Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management.

MOHRI SUZUKI

Calligraphy artist. His work is based on Zen, Confucianism, and the spirit of 温故知新 (On-ko-chi-shin): developing new ideas by studying the past.

TSURUAKI YUKAWA

Tech Journalist. Believes human beings will become more mindful in the coming era of artificial intelligence. A graduate of San Francisco State University.

Midori Imamura

Sri Aurobindo Ashram certified yoga teacher and Yoga Alliance RYT 200.
Leading yoga and English classes at Zen temples for Buddhist priests. Believes yoga can be done by anyone, anywhere and anytime.

 

 

YINGZHAO LIU

Design director for emerging markets at LinkedIn; Resident and board member at Jikoji Zen Center. Also serving as an experimental educator, facilitating transformational experiences in nature.

Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu

Stanford University psychologist of Wellness Education, co-founder of LifeWorks mindfulness course, and designer of Heartfulness peace program.

FUMIHIRO HOSHINO

Yamabushi, a practitioner of Shugendo (Japanese mountain asceticism & shamanism, incorporating Shinto and Buddhist concepts).  

HIRONORI KAWANO

The temple master of Rinko-ji Zen temple in Yokohama and also a Japanese psychiatrist using mindfulness methods, including MBSR and MBCT.

Mari Fujii

Teacher of Zen temple cuisine at Kamakura Fushikian for over 30 years. Author of popular cookbooks on the subject, including Kamakura Fushikian Shojin Recipes and The Enlightened Kitchen.

Kyoko "Myokyo" Denda

Mushakouji-senke tea master. Focus on a bowl of matcha and free your mind and body. Awaken your senses to a unique, treasured experience that can never be duplicated.

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MINDFUL CITY KAMAKURA


The birthplace of Japanese Zen

MINDFUL CITY KAMAKURA


The birthplace of Japanese Zen

Site of the first "samurai" government, over 800 years ago, which nurtured Zen culture as authentic Japanese lifestyle.

Our venues include some of the most traditional and authoritative Zen temples, along with a rich, natural environment.

Now a vibrant city of culture and creativity, inspiring local artists, entrepreneurs and IT startups, less than an hour south of Tokyo.

 
 
More information about KAMAKURA
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