FOUNDATIONS OF ZEN 1: PRINCIPLES OF MEDITATION
Instructor: Peg Syverson, Ph.D.
"If you continue this simple practice every day, you will obtain some wonderful power. Before you attain it, it is something wonderful, but after you attain it, it is nothing special." (Shunryu Suzuki)
This class goes beyond the introductory orientation or class to cover meditation techniques and practices in depth, including concentrative meditation, shikantaza (open awareness practice), walking meditation, work as meditation, meditation in relationship to oneself, to nature, to others, and to the world. Forms in meditation practice will be explained, including bowing, clappers, bells, movements and gestures. We will also discuss how to set up a regular home meditation practice.
Resources and Handouts
Drawing the Tibetan Mandala.pdf
Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind, by Shunryu Suzuki