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Walking meditation is practiced within Zen, many different forms of Buddhist traditions like the Theravada tradition, Chan tradition, Daoism, and Taoism The practice typically involves periods of walking in between long periods of sitting meditation. The walking meditation is usually done at a slower than normal and involves either coordinating the steps with the breath, or specific focusing practice. Walking meditation can be practiced in nature, as well as indoors. Whenever the mind starts to wander, the practitioners must try to bring the attention back to walking. Walking meditation establishes a deeper connection between mind and body and offers innumerable health benefits.
Nov 23, 2020, 10:30:00 AM
During the temporary closure of our in-person meetings at Kannon Do, we commit to keeping a thriving community connection and practice schedule. Please join us at one of our events below using the fol..
Sep 13, 2021, 12:00:00 AM
Join us for a six-day Iyengar Yoga workshop combining Vipassana meditation and a retreat of silence, in a pastoral, secluded and magical site in the Black Forest in Germany. This retreat is a unique i..
Aug 20, 2021, 12:00:00 AM
This nine-day retreat provides an opportunity to explore different aspects of the Buddha’s teachings on Nibbana, also translated as Awakening, Enlightenment, Liberation, or Freedom. The duration of th..
Sep 11, 2021, 6:00:00 PM
Mindfulness is an orientation to life though feeling-awareness of our natural state, moment by moment. It is developed through simple meditation practices which involve stilling the restless mind, rel..
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Shunryu Suzuki RoshiTeacher
Zen Master Shunryu Suzuki arrived in the San Francisco Bay area from Japan in 19..
Les Kaye has been integrally involved in developing an American Zen practice bot..