(Text) My Understanding of Zazen
Firstly, I would like it made known I do not wish to impose my personal views on those who listen to my talks. If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact me personally. Although I may not reply immediately, I promise I will.
This time I would like to talk about what zazen means to me. The chapter The Point of Zazen in the Shōbōgenzō begins as follows, “To practice Zen, (jap. sanzen) is zazen”. It can be understood as, "to practice zen is just sit-ting."
Zen master Hōzumi Genshō told me that ...