Ajikan Meditation (in
a Shingon Sect Buddhist temple)
per person minimum
number of participants:2
￥2,000 (Child: age:5-11)
under 11 must be accompanied by a participating guardian.
Program：A swordmanship demonstration by a Shingon priest
orientation to The Ajikan,
a core meditation in mikkyo
Its purpose is
the practitioner to perceive 'Yuh' a state of being
with enlightened cosmic Sun
called Dainichi Nyorai
Kannondo (Shingon sect of buddhism)
& Time: Monday
(daytime), Tuesday-Saturday（after 6:00 p.m.）
comfotable clothes. (To sit in a lotus posture, make sure to wear
People wearing skirts cannot participate in sessions.
Samue outfits can
be rented at 1000yen
the practitioner focusses on an image of the character 'A'
the Siddham script in a
hanging scroll and meditates.
begins with centering yourself, and 'watching the breath', gradually allowing
yourself to enter into a state of slow rhythmic breathing and relaxation.
With eyes half open, focus your awareness on the image in the scroll,
allowing yourself to hold the image clearly in
your mind’s eye, so that when you close
your eyes, the image will still be there
before you, perceived as pure bright light.
When you reach
the point where you can hold the image clearly in your
mind’s eye while your eyes are closed, allow theimage of moon-disc & lotus to gradually increase in size.
Let the image
continue to intensify and expand to the point where becomes so immeasurably
as to fill the entire universe, being aware that the image of
the moondisc & lotus are being absorbed into the core of your
being - your heart center. Then the image gradually intensifies and expands -
emanating out beyond your aura, radiating the
intense, clear light out to all beings as a source
of healing, protection, and spiritual and worldly benefit.
become aware of the image beginning to decrease in brightness and in size,
eventually diminishing and returning to its original dimensions.
state of slow rhythmic breathing for a few moments, as you gradually return your
focus of awareness to the world around you once more.
character 'A' is the first
letter of the alphabet and represents the basic essence of all things: the
unproduced, the impermanent, the immaterial - the void from which all creation
emerges. The character is usually place on a 'moon-disc' resting on an open lotus-blossom.
The moon is a sign of purity of heart and the lotus,
the desire to achieve enlightenment.