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Renkeiji Temple Cafe SARA

1754 Keigawacho, Gotsu City, Shimane Prefecture

[Renkoji Temple, Jodo Shinshu Honganji School]

​ Friends who are engaged in advanced activities,Cyber Namu NamuA temple cafe attached to the main hall where the chief priest, who is also a member of the group, serves as the barista.

​​He is a senior at the temple cafe that opened in 2016, and he received great inspiration and hints from Shōonji Temple's temple cafe concept.

In the near future, we would like to introduce new features at Show-on G Chabo, such as allowing picture books to be viewed freely and allowing children to enjoy them together.

In fact, it is a temple that is a distant relative.

interview article

"A cup of coffee can bring you many connections | Temple Café SARA - Renkeiji Temple, Shimane Prefecture (


Temple Cafe Daikanyama

EN Daikanyama Building 1F, 1-33-15 Ebisu Nishi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

[Jodo Shinshu Honganji school]

​This temple cafe, which opened in 2013, is located in a separate location from the temple, and is operated by monk staff other than the owner.

The owner is Hiroki Asano, chief priest of Shingyoji Temple of the Honganji school of the Jodo Shinshu sect, and is a pioneer of temple cafes.

interview article

"Stylish "temple cafes" are a new style of missionary work (Toyo Keizai ONLINE)


Tsukiji Honganji CuffTsumugi Hanare Tsukishima store

1-2-9 Tsukishima, Chuo-ku, Tokyo Tsukiji Honganji Temple Tsukudajima Branch 1st floor

[Jodo Shinshu Honganji school]

​At Tsukiji Honganji, click [[Honganji Cafe Tsumugi]'s breakfast menu, ``18-course breakfast,'' has become a hot topic, and many people go to Tsukiji Honganji Temple in search of it.

Then, [Tsukiji Honganji Cafe Tsumugi Hanare Tsukishima branch] will open in September 2022.

On the second floor is Tsukiji Honganji Tsukudajima branch.

The cafe operations are undertaken by PRONTO Corporation.Japanese cafe TsumugiIt seems that Tsukiji Honganji Cafe is included in the development.

Introductory article

"The long-awaited opening on September 1st! “Tsukiji Honganji Cafe Tsumugi Hanare Tsukishima Branch” (Chuo Ward Tourism Association)



Honshoji Temple Hondo Cafe

341 Nishiiri Nanbancho, Izumi-dori Rokkencho, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto City

[Nichiren Buddhism]

​The main hall is opened to the public for monthly temple events.

​In addition to the cafe, there are exhibits such as merchandise sales, relaxation, healing, and experiential workshops.

In addition, we are recruiting exhibitors from the general public, and it seems that various shops and individuals are cooperating.It looks like new connections with local people will be born.I feel that this is an initiative.

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There seems to be a website that introduces various temple cafes.


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Shrine/Temple Cafe

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Search on Tabelog, you can find many temple cafes.


A wide variety of temple cafes


There are various temple cafes all over the country.

An important function of a temple that welcomes many worshipers is not only a cafe where monks serve customers, but also a dining space that serves as a resting place for worshipers, such as the Tsukiji Honganji Cafe Tsumugi.

Their management styles are diverse,

[Temple attached type]

A cafe space and store are located in the main hall, warehouse, and precincts.

[Independent store type]

Operating an independent store in a location separate from the temple

[Event type]

Open during temple functions and events.

It is possible to classify.

In addition, the operational method

[Temple-operated type]

Operated by the temple family, including the chief priest and priest

[Staff employment type]

Temple employs service staff (including monks)

[Outsourced type]

Providing kitchen and dining space and outsourcing work to food and beverage companies

In addition, the menu we offer also includes:

​ [Meals/Drinks/Desserts]


[Drinks only]

[Various experience corners (including consultation, etc.)]

There are a wide variety of such things.

Business days and hours may vary, but I feel that what they have in common is the desire and desire for people to feel close to Buddhism, temples, and monks.


Recommendation of temple cafe


When operating a temple cafe as a store, it is necessary to apply to the local public health center and obtain a business license, but there are also other activities such as turning the temple's parlor into a dining space.It is also possible to use the temple's existing facilities.

In addition, we provide space for people who want to open a cafe even if it is difficult for the chief priest or priest to run a temple.There are various ways to do this.

Temple cafes are all different, and there is no one way they should be.

Temple cafes also make you feel closer to Buddhism.One of the ways to getTemple yoga, children's cafeteria, children's library, monk's barYa Curry TempleEfforts such as these that have not been seen in traditional temple activities are being actively carried out.

I feel it is important to think about what you can do and what you want to try, without being bound by your means.

As times change and situations change, it is natural for behavior to change.

​Why not have temples and monks embody ``impermanence of all things'' themselves?

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