Heart of Tokyo,Yokohama & Kamakura Sangha


We are a community of friends in the fifth year of practicing mindfulness in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh and Plum Village, in the heart of Tokyo, and in Kanagawa.





We welcome everyone to join our mindfulness practice of total relaxation, sitting, walking, singing,..etc and monthly recitation of the Five Mindfulness Trainings in the tradition of Plum Village. The practices are simple, easy, yet deep and lovely.

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October 2017

[Date & Time] October 28th (Sat)  13:30-around 17:30
*Due to the rain, the picnic lunch today will be canceled and we start from 13:30.
Mindfulness practice@ Osaragi Jiro Memorial Museum/ Japanese Room
Excursion to the art installation "Breathing Flower"@ Yokohama Bay Area
[Admission] 2,500 JPY + dana offering
[Sign Up] E-mail to belovedcommunity.jp@gmail.com with your name, phone number and the practice date you would like to join.


5PM- Let's go and breathe with the art installation "Breathing Flower " @ Nihon-maru Memorial Park :)

[Date & Time] October 22th (Sun)
11AM -16:15
[Location] Takinogawa Kaikan / Room #404 Washitsu (Japanese Room)
1-23-3 Nisigahara, Kita-ku, Tokyo, 〒114-8534
 (Scroll down for the location map↓)
 Please bring veggie food for potluck lunch.  
[Admission] 2,000 JPY + dana offering
[Sign Up] E-mail to belovedcommunity.jp@gmail.com with your name, phone number and the practice date you would like to join.


*You would be welcome to bring vege snacks and herbal tea to share, and flowers to decorate the center piece :)




If you have a comfortable zafu (a cushion for sitting meditation), feel free to bring with you . (We have flat zabuton  cushions and stools you can use)


We recommend wearing comfortable clothes for sitting and lying down.



113 Yamate-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa


The easiest way to come to the Harbor View Park and Osaragi Jiro Memorial Museum is from America Yama Koen, the rooftop park of the Motomachi Chukagai station, Minato Miral Line. It is directly accessible by elevator or escalator from #6 exit. It is a charming short walk along Yokohama Foreign General Cemetry. Enjoy every step 

About Osaragi Jiro Memorial Museum (Yokohama Visitors' Guide)



Takinogawa Bunka Kaikan

 Room 404 (Washitsu)


1-23-3 Nishigahara, Kita-ku, Tokyo, 〒114-8534


7 min walk from Kami-Nakasato Station East exit, JR Keihin-Tohoku Line

10 min walk from Komagome Station North Exit, JR Yamanote-Line

7 min walk from Nishigahara Station, Tokyo Metro Namboku-Line


4-8-5 Shirokanedai, Minato-ku, Tokyo


1 minute walk from Shirokanedai station (Tokyo Metro Mita/Namboku Line) #1 Exit


3-18-15 Takanawa, Minato-ku, Tokyo


10 minute walk from JR Shinagawa station West Exit.


4-6-7 Minamiazabu, Minatoku, Tokyo

8 minute walk from Tokyo metro Hiroo station  #1・2exit.


2-16-5 Minamiaoyama, Minatoku, Tokyo

10 minute walk from Tokyo Metro GInza Line "Gaienmae station" #4 exit.


 If your daily life is full of hurrying, noise, or confusion, it’s easy to forget to be aware of the wholesome and supportive elements that are all around you, such as the fresh air, the sun, and the trees.

-Thich Nhat Hanh