Introduction to Zen Training

ISBN-10: 0804832471

ISBN-13: 9780804832472

Edition: 2001 (Reprint)

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List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publication date: 5/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Trevor Leggett rose to the rank of fourth dan in shogi, a major achievement since first dan is considered excellent for an amateur. He is the author of Zen and the Ways.

Foreword to the English Edition
Why Do Zazen
To Know Our True Self
Now, Here and I
The Aim of Zazen
Types of Zazen
Mistaken Aims
What is Zazen?
The Four Relationships Between Sitting and Zen
How to Sit in Zen Meditation
Preparation before Sitting
Adjusting the Body
Adjusting the Breath
Adjusting the Mind
Illustrations of the Unification of Mind, Breath, and Body
Things to Pay Attention to during Meditation
Advisability of Putting Strength in the Hara
On Munen Muso (No-thought and No-thinking)
The Direction of Zazen
How Long Should We Sit?
Continue Training Long and Steadily
Selecting Your Teacher
On Makyo (Disturbing Conditions)
How to Get to Your Feet after Sitting
Kufu in Movement--Practical Training
Zazen Without Sitting
Samadhi and Attachment
Sit Hard and Sit a Great Deal
The Rinzai Sect and the Soto Sect
Discipline and Proof
Zen Associations
Physiological Effects
In Serenity beyond Life and Death
Dying in Meditation
Every Day a Good Day
Playing in Samadhi
Solitary Sitter: Great Sublime Peak
A Clear Wind Arising in Every Step of Our Feet
Standing up in Response
Coming Without Any Sound
Being Unborn
Waiting in Hell
Zazen Wasan (A Song of Zazen)
The Ten Oxherding Pictures
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