Zen Meditation: A Fundamental Method

For practicing sitting meditation, anywhere you can sit comfortably will suffice. A lighted place that is clean, dry, quiet, and maintained at a comfortable temperature is best. Before sitting, be moderate in food and drink. It is also good to be well rested. Wear comfortable, loose fitting clothing, and if sitting in a group, dark, Read More …

A Way In

Louie Wing said, “If you want to know a way in, listen. Cease chasing thoughts around in your mind, cease defining things around you, take a step back and abide in your own clear awareness, which precludes all conceptualization. Suspend all your ideas about right and wrong, self and other; cease judging and evaluating things Read More …

Zazenshin

The Zazenshin that I have written now is as follows: Zazenshin Pivotal essence of every buddha, Essential pivot of every patriarch. Beyond thinking, realizing, Beyond complication, realization. Beyond thinking, realizing: The realizing is naturally immediate. Beyond complication, realization: The realization is naturally a state of experience. The realizing is naturally immediate: There has been no Read More …