Join a Real Chinese Monk Experience Tour Next Month

By That's, September 12, 2019

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In need of a break from the day-to-day pace of the city? We’re excited to offer That’s Shanghai and Urban Family readers an unbeatable deal on a two-day Zen experience in a bamboo forest. Take a step away from the frenzy with this relaxing excursion, which takes place October 3-4, 2019

Enjoy the spirit of Buddhism on this trip to a thousand-year-old Buddhist temple, hidden among the trees of a bamboo forest.

Zen Buddhist Temple Trip

Zen Buddhist Temple

Zen Buddhist Temple
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Experience the life of a real Chinese monk through guided and translated tours of the temple and learn about its long history, as well as its architecture and inhabitants. See how a monk really lives, and learn more about Buddhist culture through in-depth monk sermons. You will also get the chance to find your inner peace and relax with daily meditation sessions.

Zen Buddhist Temple Trip

Zen Buddhist Temple Trip

Zen Buddhist Temple Trip
Images via thMart

The two-day Buddhist temple tour includes a one-night stay at the Bodhi Garden, an air-conditioned coach hire, a translator and guide accompaniment and travel insurance. The experience will give you insight into temple life through a master monk’s sermon, Buddhism learning sessions, temple etiquette, vegetarian meals, Zen cultivation, transcription meditation, a tower climb, morning classes, midday and evening alms and more.

Here are some photos from the most recent trip, which took place over the weekend of September 7-8, 2019:

Buddhist Trip

Buddhist Trip

Buddhist Trip

Buddhist Trip

Buddhist Trip

Buddhist Trip
Images via thMart

Don’t miss out on this opportunity for a true Buddhist experience and to see the life of monks up close. Read on for details...

Trip Info

What: “Spirit of ZEN” 2-Day Buddhist Experience
Dates: October 3-4, 2019
Price: RMB1,400 per person (original price: RMB1,500 per person)
Group Booking Deals: RMB2,700 for two people (RMB150 discount per person), RMB3,900 for three people (RMB200 discount per person) or RMB5,000 for four people (RMB250 discount per person).

You can get your tickets now through our e-ticketing site or by scanning the QR code below. But hurry, because spots are limited!

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