Finding the Still Point (Book with CD)

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A Beginner's Guide to Zen Meditaiton by: John Daio Loori.

Through Zen meditation it is possible to find stillness of mind, even amidst our everyday activities and this practical book-and-CD set reveals how.

John Daido Loori, one of America's leading Zen teachers, offers everything needed to begin a meditation practice. He covers the basics of where to sit (on a cushion, bench, or chair), how to posture the body (complete with instructional photographs), and how to practice Zen meditation to discover the freedom of a peaceful mind.

PART ONE: THE PRACTICE OF ZEN MEDITATION

1. What is Zazen?

2. Positioning the Body

3. Centering the Body

4. Heads and Hands

5. The Hara

6. Breathing

7. Relaxation Exercise

8. Counting the Breath

9. Walking Meditation

10. Home Practice

PART TWO: A DHARMA DISCOURSE

Introduction

The Great Way

Concluding Verse

Glossary

Suggested Reading List

Photo Credits

About Zen Mountain Monastery