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International Exchange Programs

The Institute for Zen Studies has sponsored or co-sponsored a number of international exchange programs, involving primarily European Catholic monks and nuns (in the East-West Spiritual Exchange program) and Chinese Buddhist monks and nuns.

Twelfth East-West Spiritual Exchange

Date 2011/7/1
Description For the Twelfth East-West Spiritual Exchange, five Catholic monks and nuns came to Japan to experience the spiritual life in several Rinzai and Soto Zen monasteries.

A List of International Activities by the Institute for Zen Studies

Date 2009/8/25
Description A list of international exchange activities engaged in by the Institute since 1966.