This page explains the basic concepts that are useful to understand in order to sit in zazen correctly.
Everything you need to know in order to sit correctly in zazen.
■ An Introduction to Sitting Zen (VIDEO)
The link below (to YouTube) is a fairly comprehensive introduction to Zen and sitting. On 27 December 2020, Jisho gave an introduction to zazen at the invitation of Astanga Yoga Mandir, a lovely yoga school in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It was part of their one-month "Dhayana Discourse" program. English interpretation by Madoka.
11:48 introduction to Astanga Yoga Mandir
15:43 introduction to zazen.
Thank you Astanga Yoga Mandir for this opportunity!
June 16 Next zazenkai is June 21, 7:00am Japan time (June 20th in N/S America). Reservations here.
June 6 Please reserve more than 1 hour in advance for zazenkai. Reservations are turned of 60 minutes prior to start.
May 26 We are starting zazenkai twice a month! Regardless of your time zone, there is zazenkai at least once a month. See the group zazenkai page for June and July schedules.
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