Fifteen Minute Guided Meditation - Relax the Body and Mind with Ambient Music

Available to download here: A very relaxing and powerful 15 minute meditation. Download from iTunes here: The full version of the very popular Relaxing the Body and Mind meditation. Sit back relax and enjoy this meditation.

How to Meditate - Beginners Introduction to Zazen

Learn the basics of Zen meditation in less than five minutes. Clear, step-by-step meditation instruction, as practiced at the Hazy Moon Zen Center of Los Angeles. Learn how to meditate in person by taking our class at the Hazy Moon: Find us on Facebook: Visit out website: This video teaches you how to meditate as taught in the tradition of Zen Buddhism. These meditation techniques, known as Zazen, have been passed down generation after generation from the Shakyamuni Buddha. Transcript Hazy Moon Zen Center: Meditation Instruction “The Zazen I speak of is not learning meditation. It is the manifestation of ultimate reality.” - Dogen At the Hazy Moon, we practice classical meditation as taught by the Shakyamuni Buddha and his successors, passed down from India to China, to Japan, to America. The form is simple and enduring. To begin, you will need a quiet room, comfortable clothes, and a cushion. Choosing Your Position. Sit on the forward third of your cushion. The lower body will form a tripod - knees on the ground and the base supported with a cushion, bench or chair. Choose a position you can sustain for comfort and stability. For the full lotus position, place your right foot on your left thigh, and your left foot against your right thigh. The half lotus position places the right foot on the left thigh and the left foot on the floor against the right thigh. In burmese, both feet are on the floor, tucked against each leg

Guided Zen Buddhist Meditation Method

The incredible meditation of Lord Buddha, Zazen or Zen Meditation Technique is explored in this video. A clear demonstration of Cosmic Mudra (hand position), as well as details on the posture and practice are taught

how to practice zazen

Gudo Nishijima, an 80+ year old Japanese Zen teacher describes how to practice zazen.

Zen Meditation

This video is an introduction to Zen meditation. For more info visit the Zen Centre of Vancouver website: The Zen Centre of Vancouver provides a supportive place for the instruction and practice of Zen Buddhism. Enjoy the original meditation music in this video.

Introduction to Zen Meditation: The Still Point

Zazen is a particular kind of meditation, unique to Zen, that functions centrally as the very heart of the practice. In fact, Zen Buddhists are generally known as the “meditation Buddhists.” Basically, zazen is the study of the self.

Chakra Meditation

Chakra meditation will release your internal energy and aid you in your spiritual journey. There are many chakras in the body, these are points in the body that correspond to a specific area where multiple nerves crisscross. It is believed that through meditating on these specific Chakras you can learn to control the energy in your body and experience everything from spontaneous healing to enlightenment. The value of opening the chakras cant be debated. These are energy points in our body …

Approaching Zazen (seated meditation)

Patrick introduces the basics of zen seated meditation and what to expect from your zazen practice. If you want to here more from Patrick about Zen check out his weekly podcast, Zen Is Stupid. And if you’re in Yokohama join us Wednesday evenings at 7pm for zazen sitting. (Music from The American Analog Set, Ulrich Schnauss, The Dining Rooms, and George Handel)