"Thoughts will come to visit. Keep your doors open; let them come and go, but do not serve them tea."
Thread from Soto Buddhism Facebook page - Aug 28 2019 - Jundo Cohen RoshiSomeone asked about the differences (and samenesses) of Shikantaza and "mindfulness" If I may offer some views, that depends, I feel, on how one defines "mindfulness," and the particular way a certain book or teacher presents "mindfulness meditation." If one means "mindfulness"… Continue reading Shikantaza and Mindfulness – Differences and Similarities – Jundo Cohen Roshi
As shared by Jean-Charles Pelayo on Facebook Neither counting, nor watching the breath in zazen (as when driving a car) "Sōtō Zen teachers practice and teach in various ways. Each teacher practices his or her own style. Since I am a disciple of Uchiyama Roshi, my own instruction is based on his approach to zazen—neither… Continue reading Neither counting nor watching the breath – Uchiyama Roshi
Posted on Nov 9, 2015 by Charlie Ambler http://www.thedailyzen.org/2015/11/09/on-zazen-by-uchiyama-kasho-roshi/?fbclid=IwAR1TAP5cJR3eH0jyFoXbL-JgKcEfxIcMq5AxjmRJisOdBsM71MbBWrX5Lsw ohttp://www.thedailyzen.org/2015/11/09/on-zazen-by-uchiyama-kasho-roshi/?fbclid=IwAR1TAP5cJR3eH0jyFoXbL-JgKcEfxIcMq5AxjmRJisOdBsM71MbBWrX5Lsw On Zazen by Uchiyama Kosho Roshi On Zazen by Uchiyama Kasho Roshi In short, doing zazen is to stop doing anything, to face the wall, and to sit, just being yourself that is only the Self. While doing zazen we should refrain from doing anything,… Continue reading On Zazen – Uchiyama Kosho Roshi
Zazen training and Gamma Waves - Brain Synchrony https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/zen-gamma/
Jundo Cohen There are many different opinions on this. I am of the opinion that any stable, balanced, comfortable posture suited to your body (one size does not fit all) is appropriate. Basically, you know such a posture when you feel it, and are you own best judge (and it may not be only one… Continue reading Zazen – Posture – Jundo Cohen