Shojin-Ryori Cooking(Buddhist Vegetarian Cuisine)@Kasuisai Temple

– Learn and Savor the Essence of Shojin-Ryori –

Meeting PlaceKasuisai Temple Show on Google map
Time Required4.5 hours
PricePlease inquire
Number of persons8 ~ 15 people

Flow of the Day

  • Receive an introduction to the shojin ryori menu and learn what you need to know about this cooking class.
  • Collaboratively prepare a variety of dishes including simmered food, soup, and fried items.
  • Follow the monk’s example to elegantly plate your creations in lacquerware.
  • Recite the Five Contemplations before enjoying the meal you’ve prepared.
  • Work together to clean and organize the utensils, completing the experience with a sense of shared accomplishment.

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What is Shojin-Ryori (Buddhist Vegetarian Cuisine)?

Shojin-Ryori is a form of Buddhist vegetarian cuisine, primarily using plant-based ingredients like vegetables, fruits, beans, and grains. In Buddhism, killing is strictly prohibited, so Shojin Ryori excludes meat and fish.
Shojin-Ryori, originally developed as the diet of ascetic monks adhering to Buddhist precepts, is not exclusively for Buddhists.The dishes are lightly seasoned to highlight the natural flavors of the ingredients, promoting a healthy body through low salt and other beneficial effects.


  • Reservations must be made at least 10 days in advance.

Cancellation Policy

  • Same Day (No-show), 1 – 2 days before: 100% charge.
  • 7 to 3 days before: 50% charge.


Kasuisai Temple

[Address] 〒437-0121 2505-2 Ugari, Fukuroi, Shizuoka



[Address] 3-11-1 Kusanagi, Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka city, Shizuoka Pref.

[Contact] Tel : +81 54-347-3600   Email :

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