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Sit-a-Long with Jundo: Zazen for Beginners (We’re All Beginners) I

We begin
‘Zazen for Beginners (We’re All Beginners)’

We’ll talk the basics of
‘Just Sitting’




There’s a bit more to it than ‘just

In a series of talks over the coming days, I will discuss the “ins” and “outs” of
Just Sitting“, which all has to do a lot with dropping thoughts like “in”
and “out”. I’ll talk about where you can expect to “go” in your Practice, and what
you can expect to attain, which is, of course, ABSOLUTELY NO WHERE AND NOTHING!

These talks are meant for beginners in “Just Sitting”
Zazen and newcomers to Treeleaf Sangha.
is our central Practice at Treeleaf. But I hope that both
new folks and old timers will give a listen. We are all, of course, ever beginning
now and now and now, with ‘Beginner’s Mind‘  …

Today, we’ll see how “Just Sitting” is much like “just

to hit own’s own hand with a hammer … cause it feels so good when ya stop!




(if you cannot see the screen at that link, please update

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posted January 1, 2009 at 5:34 pm

Thank you so much! I am glad to find this as I was trying to meditate alone and it was very hard. Now I know that there are other people out there meditating.

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posted January 1, 2009 at 5:55 pm

the more things change the more they stay the same…
is that a new hammer? the old one had a wooden handle if im not mistaken :)

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posted January 1, 2009 at 5:56 pm

In addition to the transcending suffering (nobody can guarantee that hitting one’s self with a hammer is the only kind of suffering one endures) there’s other good things that happen too.
Good luck over here!

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posted January 21, 2009 at 2:52 pm

The link to the meditation does not seem to work, yet they do for the rest of the series. Can this be fixed? or is it, as usual, something that is not right on my side?
Thanx and look forward to the beginning of the series

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posted January 22, 2009 at 11:46 pm

Perhaps you need to update FLASH …

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