【Hiroshima / Miyajima】" Tour of Aki " Experience sutra transcription and Gomadaki (Homa) in Miyajima Misen Daihonzan Daisho-in

【Hiroshima / Miyajima】" Tour of Aki " Experience sutra transcription and Gomadaki (Homa) in Miyajima Misen Daihonzan Daisho-in

Plan ID:16132
Provided by:​ ​​ ​Net Market Japan Corporation Ltd.

Price list

7,200Yen ~ (tax included)

4 to 20 people · Fee per participant
広島 / 広島・宮島
  • Hand-held OK
  • Operation available - rain or shine
  • Children can join

Description of plan

You will try to transcribing Sutra and experiencing Gomadaki in Daisho-in, the most historical temple in Miyajima of Aki.
You can calm down when transcribe a sutra in a sweet-smelling room full of ink, and you will be overpowered by the huge fire and the huge plume of smoke during the Gomadaki.​ ​
Welcome to experience the historical Buddhist culture which have taken root in Japanese history and tradition.
※English interpreter is available and all participants will be given free English guide books "Daihonzan Daisho-in Temple of Miyajima Misen".

Transcribe a sutra

You will transcribe the “Hannya Shingyo(Heart of Great Perfect Wisdom Sutra)” which conclude the teaching of Buddha in 276 words.​ ​
It is just like a copybook that put paper on the Sutra and trace the letters. So don’t worry about that you can’t write any Chinese character.
During the experience, you should sit straightly and focus on the writing. Your heart will gradually calm down.

Gomadaki Experience

Gomadaki is the Buddhist rite of burning wood sticks.
「Gomagi」 is a piece of firewood that you can write your wishes on it.
Gomadaki is a ceremony that the priest will chant in front of the flame of the fire and throwing various offerings into the fire.​ ​

The huge plume of smoke means that the Gomagi has been purified and win the God’s grace.

Tour Steps​ ​

10:00~ Transcribe a sutra
11:00~ Gomadaki Experience
★Transcribe a sutra★
①Put a piece of paper on a sample book of “Hannya Shingyo”, then trace the letters.
②Focus on your writing.
★Gamadaki Experience★
①Write your name and your wish on the Gomagi.
②Walk into the main hall.
③Put firewood into the Goma fire pit in the center of the main hall.​ ​
④During the priest chanting, throw your Gomagi into the Goma fire pit.


Minimum number of people 4 people
Number of people who can book 4 to 20 people
Schedule Held only "28th" every month
Start time 9: 45
Assemble point 〒739-0592
210 Miyajima cho, Hatsukaichi city, Hiroshima Prefecture
210 Miyajima cho, Hatsukaichi city, Hiroshima Prefecture
Reservation deadline Before 7 days until 23:59

Advance preparation

Clothings and must-bring items No special requirements.
About rental items No special requirements.

Facility information

Changing room Restroom shower
Hot spring Locker Hairdryer
Parking Lot convenience store/

Access and map


Miyajima cho, Hatsukaichi City Hiroshima 210 Miyajima Misen Daihonzan "Daisho-in"

How to reach by car

Parking space is available within the precincts of the temple (space is limited)

How to reach by train

Walk to landing pier of Miyajimaguchi (from JR Miyajimaguchi station about 6 minutes). Then go to Miyajima by JR Miyajima Line or Miyajima Matsu-tourist ferry.
It is about 30 minutes on foot from Miyajima pier.


Miyajima's guide picture

About price

Basic charge

4 to 20 people · participants / people 7,200yen

※Prices including all taxes.
※ This is the basic charge.
* Prices may vary depending on the schedule, so please see the price list displayed after selecting the schedule.

Included in price Experience fee, material cost, consumption tax

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About payment / cancellation

About payment Cash payment on the tour day or advance credit card payment.
Payment method The ways assigned by operators.
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About cancellation fee The cancellation fee will be required in accordance with the policy below.
The day before:20%
On the day: 50%
The cancellation without prior notice: 100%
Cancellation by operators.


Other notices Facility information of Miyajima Misen Daihonzan Daisho-in
Http://www.galilei.ne.jp/ daisyoin /

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Starting time 10:00
Participating ageAge 6~
Time required 2-3 hours
ScheduleHeld only "28th" every month
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