December 28, 2017

Zazen Meditation


Zazen meditation is Zen Buddhism. In Japanese this means sitting in Zen, or sitting in concentration. It”€™s about experiencing emptiness: nothing. The way to practice this is by counting each breath. For example, one…two”€¦three…

Focusing on the breath needs to be complete. If there are any disturbances you should start the counting all over again. This is why many beginners do not go any further than one single breath!

The goal with keeping the mind totally focused on the breath is to experience emptiness. The act of pushing any mental disturbance out will prevent you from experiencing this feeling. A firm determination of being fully present and focusing on the breath will be needed to start