Introducing Horakuan

Spots for

Zen Residency Program still available. See details under Overnight Programs.

For 2018 Retreat dates, please check here. For retreat description please check under ‘Programs’, Overnight Programs.

View the yearly schedule under CALENDAR.

     Construction of the new TEKISUI DOJO for Yoga, workshops and events is ongoing. Look forward to new programs and activities!


hankoHorakuan / Ryuyukutsu is a Zen Buddhist temple compound /
Retreat Center nestled in the mountains of Suzaka in Nagano prefecture.  

We welcome you to join us in exploring Zen Buddhism, spend some quiet time or take part in our activities.
Feel free to contact us for individual programs. DSC_6320ed

To learn about our programs, please click here.





DSC_7193RYUYUKUTSU, Zazen Dojo used in winter, for tea ceremony and other activities


For more photos, please view our gallery