What is Zazen?

http://falaiseverte.org/en/taikan-jyoji/

Photo of Taïkan Jyoji, the Falaise Verte Center’s founder. He has been the representative of Myoshin-ji affiliated Rinzai Zen for Europe since his official recognition by Yamada Mumon Rôshi in 1976. In Zen Buddhism, zazen literally means “seated meditation”. In general, it can be regarded as a means of insight into the nature of existence. The… Continue reading What is Zazen?

Published
Categorized as Meditation

Basic Himalayan Meditation Framework

A systematic meditation framework for helping you go from gross to subtle concentration. This post mentions concepts explained in “What’s Wrong With Your Meditation?”. If you haven’t read it, I suggest starting with that article first and then applying the techniques outlined here. The following framework comes from the Himalayan masters; from Patanjali to Swami Jnaneshvara Bjarati,… Continue reading Basic Himalayan Meditation Framework

Published
Categorized as Meditation

What’s Wrong With Your Meditation?

What's Wrong With Your Meditation?

Most people jump into meditation without preparing for it.

They sit and try to quiet their inner monolog, avoid thinking, or have their mind control their body. While doing that the following thoughts might come to their mind…

Published
Categorized as Meditation