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Idiot's Guides: Zen Living by Domyo Sater Burk

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CHAPTER4

Zazen: Seated Meditation

In This Chapter

  • How to take the posture of zazen
  • What to do with your mind during zazen
  • Different aspects of mind and how to relate to them
  • How you can improve your zazen
  • Tips for when meditation seems difficult

While there are countless techniques and methods people will recommend to you that are supposed to improve your life, meditation is one that has withstood the test of time. Humans have been practicing meditation for thousands of years, and probably will always do so. There are images of people seated cross-legged in meditation, carved in stone, that predate recorded history, so you’re pretty safe in ...

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