With Zen Buddhism to the Epiphany
Traditional Zen practices result in complete clearance of one’s self and transition into presence, uniting all seemingly contradictory single aspects to one. The borders between one’s self and the outside as well as all contrasts dissolve. Zazen (sitting meditation) or Kinhin (walking meditation) are complemented by reading, reciting, or Samu. Samu describes all mindful handlings. The most quotidian tasks are fine for meditation. Whether it be the conception and care of a garden, tasks in the kitchen, or any other seemingly subsidiary obligation – everything can be carried out with a careful mind and meditative dedication to the present.
Zen is never theoretical, it is an active form of meditation: considering the self from a neutral point of view, attention is meant to be taught attentiveness for reality. The goal of Zen is to put aside one’s own ego. Thus, consideration of life and the world will change drastically. The result will, in the best case, be full dedication and abiding by the divine moment: the world and I, we are a unit – there is only ONE form of consciousness!
More about the world of meditation in the „encyclopaedia of meditation“ on http://www.secret-meditation.com
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