Zazen zazen

sZen Meditation: Entering the Path – an Ashoka course taught by John Daishin Buksbazen

Daishin Buksbazen of the Zen Center of Los Angeles presents a clear and insightful path into the philosophy and practice of Zen by providing a practical introduction to Zen meditation. Daishin presents the essentials that any new practitioner needs to know to enter the way of Zen meditation. Topics include Zen Meditation Is..., To Be Awakened to All Things, What Zazen Is and Is Not, Think Non-Thinking, Body and Mind, Zazen Is Not Only Sitting, Developing a Practice, If We're Already Awakened..., Faith, Inquiry and Perseverance


How to Sit in Zazen
Zen Center of Los Angeles
Zen Meditation Instructions
Zen Mountain Monastery
The Practice of Zazen
A brief illustrated guide.

Whole-Body Zazen
"You should sit zazen with your whole body; your spine, mouth, toes, mudra."
A talk by Shunryu Suzuki Roshi

Letters From Emptiness
"Shikantaza1 is to practice or actualize emptiness."
A talk by Shunryu Suzuki Roshi

Practicing Zazen
"Dogen Zenji said, 'Don't practice your way as if you were a blind man trying to figure out what an elephant is.'"
A talk by Shunryu Suzuki Roshi

Ki
A talk by Taizan Maezumi Roshi
"What I want to emphasize today is the breathing, and also what we call ‘ki’, a sort of spirit or energy which is very important."
A talk by Taizan Maezumi Roshi

Your Zazen Is The Zazen Of The Buddhas
A talk by Taizan Maezumi Roshi

Zazen and the True Self
Kosho Uchiyama, a Google Books excerpt from Opening the Hand of Thought
Chan Meditation
The Principles of Chan, Methods, Three Stages of Chan Meditation, Chan Practice in the Daily Life, The Effects of Chan Meditation ...
Dharma Drum Mountain
Meditation and the Principles for Training Body and Mind
Master Sheng Yen – an excerpt from Hoofprint of the Ox
The Way of Zazen
Shodo Harada Roshi
Zazen Posture
Taitaku Pat Phelan

Principles of Zazen (Shobogenzo zazen gi)
Dogen Zenji – Treasury of the Eye of the True Dharma - Book 11

My Zazen Sankyu Notebook #6 #7 #8 #9 #10 #11 #12 #13 #!4
Rev. Issho Fujita
audio  Zazen: a review of the teachings on zazen: posture, breath, and awareness
Norman Fischer
audio Concentration
Norman Fischer talks about concentration in Zazen and the Six Jhana States
Cultivating the Empty Field
Hongzhi Zhengjue, translated by Taigen Leighton, excerpt from The Art of Just Sitting

Suzuki Roshi's Teaching of Shikantaza
Reb Anderson, excerpt from Warm Smiles from Cold Mountains