You may have a million desires to be in other places, doing other things, but you are not there, you are here — Zen proverb
Vipassanā is a Pali word from the Prakrit language native to the Indian subcontinent and is considered the sacred language of Theravada Buddhism .Vipassana Meditations intention is to purify the mind through a rational process of mental self-observation, thus freeing the self from suffering
In the begging Samadhi will come in flashes of realization, which will grow into long states of heightened perception. Until finally you will simply realize yourself. This is self-realization and is a gate way state that steps into Samadhi.
The actions of our daily life — like walking, washing, lighting incense — do not seem very important, but they comprise the whole cosmos – Taisen Deshimaru
In zazen breathing it is not necessary to control or manipulate the breath, and you don’t have to make the breath happen in any particular way. Natural breathing will happen by itself if you take a correct posture that is reasonably comfortable and positions your body properly
No Attachment to Dust is a Zen Koan: “Living in the world yet not forming attachments to the dust of the world is the way of a true Zen student – Jason Cain artist, poet, and writer.
Enlightened beings recede from the world of structure …. Ascension is a misunderstanding of the nature of enlightenment. The entity rather than rising up into heaven …..until they become hidden, hidden even from God.
So you want to meditate, but how do you do it? And does it matter what kind of meditation you do? it has been said that Meditation is like food for the spirit any kind of food is better than nothing, So here are the most popular Seven Meditations.
A guide to understanding Zen Buddhism and Zen Meditation or Zazen as expressed in the tale of the Samurai and the Tea Master, which expresses the essence of Zen in the act of perfection
How to incorporate Mindfulness into your daily life. Practice mindfulness during routine activities. Practice right when you wake up. You can achieve this at any time – take a moment to contemplate – One thing at a time makes a mindful mind