While not easy to get access to, this temple is the one I would keep if I had to chose one from my trip in Kyoto.
I used an online service to ask for an invitation (and used the ryokan I was staying at as the recipient address since it has to be in Japan).
The temple is quite far from everything. It requires a subway ride of 30 minutes or so from Kyoto main station, and you can add a 20 min walk to get to the temple.
Monks are checking your invitations and then the visit begins.
First, a caligraphy session. There is a mass for the group of 40 people you're in, and then you have to copy a prayer with a "feather" and ink, and you have to do a wish at the end of it.
Warning, if you're not used to sitting on your knees with your bottom touching your heels, it becomes hard to find a comfortable position. They had seats for aged/handicaped people though. The session lasted 40 minutes for me, but I was slow and took time to copy all of the characters, but you're not obliged to.
After that, you can walk freely in the temple park. The feeling you get by walking there is amazing. Panels, well integrated with the setting, tells you more about the temple. Everyone is naturally silent to respect the harmony that reigns in this place. Beautiful nature, pictures I took of it don't do it justice. The different shades of green mixed with the trees and the pond feels a bit like a magical place.
The hassle to get to there is well worth the visit, and even the rain I had couldn't spoil it. Really one of the highlight of my trip to Japan.
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