Buddhist waterfall meditation helps Japanese cope with the stress of Covid-19 pandemic

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  • South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Buddhist waterfall meditation helps Japanese cope with the stress of Covid-19 pandemic” – below is their description.

    Some Japanese are trying to overcome the stress of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic by turning to a form of meditation that takes place under a waterfall. Known as takigyo, the centuries-old practice is a Buddhism purification ritual meant to cleanse the mind, body and soul. Participants meditate under a mountain waterfall that is a chilly 10 degrees Celsius (50 degrees Fahrenheit). Follow us on: Website: https://scmp.com Facebook: https://facebook.com/scmp Twitter: https://twitter.com/scmpnews Instagram: https://instagram.com/scmpnews Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/south-china-morning-post/

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