EKŌ-Haus der Japanischen Kultur e.V.

EKŌ-Haus der Japanischen Kultur e.V.

The Eko center of Japanese Culture offers courses and introductions into the traditional Japanese culture, which is rooted in Buddhism, it presents the Japanese lifestyle, explains Buddhism as a foundation of Eastern thought and promotes the cultural exchange. Read more...

Our house, garden and library are closed 12.10.2017, during autumn holidays (23.10.-6.11.2017) and Christmas Holidays (23.12.2017-8.1.2018)

Cultural Events & Courses List of events

EKŌ-Haus der Japanischen Kultur e.V. organises many events and programmes all the year round. Please visit German and Japanese pages for the details.

Group Tour
The EKŌ center offers guided tours for groups and individuals through the EKŌ temple, the Japanese house and gardens.
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Events Programmes
Here you find information on events taking place in the EKŌ center like exhibitions, lectures and courses on Japanese culture.
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Buddhismus
All Buddhist events and ceremonies are open to the public. Everybody is cordially invited to participate.
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Access
Here you find information on location, address, access, entrance fees etc.
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Scientific Studies

The core matter of the „House of Apprentices for Thinking Religion“ is thinking the oneness of religion along the ways of the difference of cultures. This endeavor would neither like to compare cultures nor to mix them together.

Instead, it takes as its aim the contemplation of the One as it reveals itself specifically in each culture without deserving, or being conducive to comparison.

The efforts of this house should therefore not be subsumed under the idea of „comparative studies.“ As a consequence, this „House of Apprentices“ promotes attentive listening and concerned conversation between the cultures and thereby comes close to the main purpose of the EKŌ Centre.

Please pose questions regarding the general framework, forthcoming lectures and gatherings to the person in duty: Dr. habil. Hermann–Josef Röllicke, Tel.: 0211–577918–214, E–mail: roellicke@eko–haus.de.