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    cedartree
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    Zen Master!

    Post  cedartree on Thu Aug 17, 2017 10:17 pm

    Haha jk hardly a master of anything ;)

    I am a Zen practitioner, in particular the school of Gyobutsuji Zen Monastery in America & Antai-ji in Japan.

    The focus is Zazen, and in particular the "Simply Sitting" method.

    In this practice one simply sits and opens up to life, presence, awareness, and letting go. Pretty intimate practice as it really is simply spending time with oneself and than understanding the nature of self.

    Look forward to chatting with the community and learning from everyone here
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    ameliorate
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    Re: Zen Master!

    Post  ameliorate on Thu Aug 17, 2017 11:18 pm

    Hi cedartree :welcome: :si:



    I have heard of zazen and it sounds similar to mindfulness e.g. heightened awareness of self and surroundings.  If you know about mindfulness, is it the same thing as zazen?  If not, in what way would you say it differs?

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    Re: Zen Master!

    Post  ManshokL on Tue Aug 22, 2017 5:58 pm

    Glad to see you here mate. Welcome!

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    Re: Zen Master!

    Post  Aube Borealis on Wed Aug 23, 2017 1:23 am

    Hello cedartree,

    Welcome to the community!

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    Re: Zen Master!

    Post  cedartree on Sun Aug 27, 2017 7:46 pm

    Thanks friends!

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