|Hakone National Park Naikan Institute
Hakone Gora Naikan Retreat Center
Let's understand ourselves more deeply for our family, friends and business.
- For your life from now on-
What is Naikan?
The Naikan is a method to help individuals to understand themselves by looking into their past actions and experiences. It is the training of "Awareness." For whoever aims to become a businessman, scholar, politician, or an artist, he will find the method to realize his dream.
Moreover, your mind will become richer through the training of "Awareness," and you will come to love others and nature more.
If you doesn't understand yourself, "Awareness" is impossible.
It achieves an increases in "Awareness," when training is done repeatedly, and it also brings a rich life.
The basic idea of Naikan is to reflect about your relationships with people close to you. For example, the relationship with your parents, grandparents, or siblings. Your memories should focus upon the following three questions: