Oakville Zen Meditation
#419 The Oil lamp: a metaphor about us Nov 13th 22

     Let me try to explain this metaphor:      From the bottom up:             The cup of the lamp is our material body.             The oil is our restless mind.             The wick is our ego.             The flame is the end result of the ego.      How does it work?             Our non-stop thinking […]

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#415: Gratitude in the Zen way by Miranda Oct 10 22

Gratitude Gratitude, as a quality of the heart, often escapes me. Like most people, I usually get carried away by the demands of everyday life, the endless to-do lists, the ongoing planning, and my over-active, problem-solving mind. Seldom do I stop and experience gratitude, and yet, I don’t think I’m alone in feeling as though […]

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Cartoon 3 Meditation: back to the basics
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Cartoon 2 Meditation: back to the basics
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cartoon 1 Meditation: Back to the basics
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V4 Story of the cat: controlling the mind
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V3: Koan: What & Why?
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V2: Empty your mind: a powerful Zen story
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V1: Introduction to Zen: a wonderful & short video

V1

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