More on meditation

“In Emptiness, there is Good; there is no Evil. There is Wisdom, there is Principle, there is the Way – the Heart is Emptiness.” – Go Rin no Sho

Last time I talked about why you should probably be meditating, if you’re not already. Here I’ll discuss how I meditate, how I work it into my schedule, and some tips for getting started.

My general practice is to do zazen (座禅– “sitting Zen”) meditation morning and evening, for 15 minutes or more each time. However, I employ quite a bit of flexibility, and as long as I do some meditation twice a day I’m fairly satisfied and seem to benefit quite a lot. Right now my university classes are on break, so my schedule varies a lot more than it does more than during the semester.


How I meditate

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