What Is Zazen?

What Is Zazen? What is “zazen” or “zuochan”?  Westerners have become familiar with the terms “mindfulness”  and “meditation.”  Often, they are used interchangeably. Studying each, even within a secular framework, soon makes one realize they are actually two slightly different methods for bringing a person into . . .

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Qigong For Self-Healing

Qigong For Self-Healing  Qigong combines simple movements with focused breathing. Physically, anyone could do it. It is so easy, it’s hard to believe the powerful effects it has on our health. Let’s break down the simple ways this ancient exercise assists our overall well-being. Proper . . .

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Walking The Warrior’s Path

There are people who have a stirring inside them–—qualities that lay dormant, potential untapped, energy to give and aspirations unfulfilled. You’re one of these people. You’re not afraid of idealism. You engage with the world. You embrace the mystery of our existence and humanity’s aptitude . . .

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Mindfulness & Movement

Mindfulness practice connects us to our present moment.We become very aware of the here happening right now.Do we have that awareness when we start to move?The breath is available to anchor this present now.We focus on breath to find stillness, usually while sitting in a . . .

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Dharma Talk On The Intimacy Of Practice

What can it mean to be intimate with another person? How do our practices help us realize that intimacy? Forms and exercises allow us to “just be” with each other and help us find that intimacy in daily life. 

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