Dairyuji is a Zen Buddhist temple located on the Oga peninsula in northern Japan. A working temple for the local community, Dairyuji is also open to visitors. We hope to offer a peaceful place to relax, enjoy a cup of green tea and reconnect with yourself.
Retreats are held in English for those curious to learn more about mindfulness and Buddhism. Find out more.
Join us for a weekend mindfulness retreat of Yoga and Meditation. Create the time to reconnect with yourself in a peaceful environment. Experience life in a traditional Buddhist temple, eat Japanese food and relax in a mindful way. Our next retreat will be held on October 26th ~ 28th.
Dairyuji is famous for its beautiful water garden and views of the Sea of Japan. The original tea room and garden are called `Rakusuitei` which means `relaxing by water`. Traditional Japanese architecture, with sliding glass doors, encourages you to enjoy a close relationships with the surrounding environment. Each of the four seasons bring a stunning view.