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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