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2019’s theme: Connectedness

As we enter the Reiwa era, how will we be spending our days? The endless deluge of (mis)information from social media is compounded by the stresses of our daily lifestyles and jobs.

In the midst of this are the connections that we often tend to forget about, like the connections at our workplaces, the connections with our old friends and parents in our hometowns, our connections with our families, the connections with people that are important to us but that we don’t necessarily get to see very often, and of course, our connections with ourselves.

At this year’s Zen 2.0, through our lectures from our guest speakers, as well as our various hands-on events and workshops, we want you to realize those truly precious connections you’ve forgotten and reclaim them.

Date: 21-22 September 2019
Venue: Kencho-ji (Kita-Kamakura)


Zen 2.0 will be held at Kita-Kamakura’s Kencho-ji, the head temple of the Kencho-ji branch of the Rinzai school of Zen.

The first and second Zen 2.0 events have been held at this historic venue that is over 760 years old.

Visitors to Kencho-ji all agree that it possesses an incredible energy.

Anyone who sets foot onto the holy grounds of Kencho-ji can really feel the refreshing atmosphere contained within.

The whisper of wind, the rustling of leaves, and the chirping of birds all float through the halls of Kencho-ji.

Zen 2.0 will have the privilege of borrowing the sublime energy of Kencho-ji to host an event to impart upon the people of the world the importance of the connections in our hearts.

We look forward to seeing you there.


    ( Japanese language only)



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