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Zen meditation for everyone :)

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July 12th, 2017, 04:00 PM
Join Date: Jul 2017
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Lately been practicing Zen meditation and really have found inspiration with teachers like Gil Fronsdal, Shohaku Okumura, and Shoryu Bradley.

Some tidbits of info that have really improved how I approach it.

"Zazen is like art only perfect art. This is expression. Pure expression."

"Zazen is returning home and sitting in peace"

The practice I do is one of just sitting. I just sit, I don't do any visulations or have a meditation object or work with the breath. I just sit. Superificial stuff is present sometimes, deep stuff is present sometimes, weird mind states, ordinary mind states, busy mind, quiet mind, etc. It's a journey of learning who I am and what this life is about.

I am planning to check out Gyobutsuji Zen Monastery and maybe deepen the practice a bit.

What about others here, do any meditation or found any certain things that really help or deepen and or improve ones life?
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August 3rd, 2017, 12:04 PM
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I am surprised more moms aren't meditating helps with feeling peaceful and being fully present to enjoy the special things.
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