Children’s visit from the Unitarian Church of Vancouver

Last Sunday twenty children with ten adults from the Unitarian Church of Vancouver visited the centre. The purpose was to let the children see and get a taste of Zen. The program included short mindfulness ‘games’, a kinhin, everyone practicing ringing the inkin bell, formal serving of tea and homemade mini-cupcakes, and ending with the children trying all the gongs, bells , mokugyo and clappers. Everyone, both visitors and staff, had a great time!

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