Theory of Knowledge Retreat
Zen Life at Eiheiji for Gr 11
Gr 11 students visited Eiheiji, one of Japan’s main Soto Zen Buddhist temples for their annual 2-day Theory of Knowledge (TOK) retreat. A tradition for more than 10 years at NIS, the class spends a night at Shukubo (temple lodging) and work as Buddhist monks do (including waking up at 3 am to clean!), eating Buddhist meals and practicing Zazen to mediate and to think....about not thinking.