Join us on May 20th for a World Peace Prayer

Every year Shumei International Institute includes a World Peace Prayer as part of their anniversary celebration. This year the prayer will be on Saturday May 20th beginning at 5:30 PM in the Sanctuary, as part of the closing ceremony. This is a time of quiet reflection and intention, during which Shumei Centers from around… Read more

Please join us for monthly sampai this Sunday, May 14

This coming Sunday­­­­­­ the 14th, the Shumei International Institute will hold its monthly sampai for May.   We begin the sampai introduction at 10:30 with the formal sampai ceremony beginning at precisely 11:00 AM.  Please arrive at least 10 minutes early for the sampai.  At that time Sensei Alan Imai will lead us… Read more

Enjoy a garden tours during Shumei’s 15th Anniversary Celebration

At this year’s 15th Anniversary Shumei International Institute is excited to open our center garden and share our philosophies around Natural Agriculture. The garden will be open starting at 1pm and gardeners will be available for questions and tours.   “The principle of the Natural Agricultural method is an overriding respect… Read more

Come join us for taiko at Shumei’s anniversary celebration on May 20th

This year Shumei International institute in Crestone will be celebrating 15 years! Taiko Master Sensei Koji Nakamura will be performing with members of Shumei’s Los Angeles based Makoto Taiko as well as some local Crestone performers. Koji started his taiko drumming career in 1982, and through great devotion and discipline,… Read more

Learn more about Shumei’s Anniversary featured artist –

Shumei International Institute is very pleased to welcome Deborah Lomas as our featured artist at this year’s 15th Anniversary. Born in the North of England in 1965, Deborah studied art and design and later went on to co-found Network 3, an agency for young illustrators in Liverpool. She has exhibited widely… Read more

Art Symposium this Sunday March 19th at Shumei in Crestone

Paula Hudson, PhD. featured artist for March at Shumei International; Symposium March 19th   Paula Hudson’s work will be on display at the Shumei Gallery in Crestone for March 2017. A symposium with Paula will be held on this Sunday March 19th starting a 3pm. A reception will follow.  … Read more

Please take note: Shumei’s Monthly Sampai for March 2017 is this Sunday

ATTENTION this is a new date from the one previously announced. This coming Sunday­­­­­­ the 12th, the Shumei International Institute will hold its monthly sampai for March. We begin the sampai introduction at 10:40 with the formal sampai ceremony beginning at precisely 11:00 AM.  Please arrive at least 10 minutes… Read more

Please join us for monthly sampai this Sunday, February 12.

  This coming Sunday­­­­­­ the 12th, the Shumei International Institute will hold its monthly sampai for February. We begin the sampai introduction at 10:40 with the formal sampai ceremony beginning at precisely 11:00 AM.  Please arrive at least 10 minutes early for the sampai.  At that time Sensei Alan Imai… Read more

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