Oakville Zen Meditation

Dharma Talks

#3.Zen vs. ego-Self “I- my- myself- and mine”. Dharma talk sep14.

Zen is the Japanese word for meditation. One of the most important goal of Zen is to teach us how to overcome and get rid off our detrimental and deceptive ego-self or ” I, my and myself “ also called "little self" in Zen. Why Zen talks about detrimental & deceptive self? Our ego-self which […]

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#2. The six pillars of daily Zen practice

I am receiving many questions such as “What does Zen practice mean”? This is a very good, practical down to earth question different from the usual “What is Zen”? which is somewhat more cerebral. Here are the 6 pillars that define our daily Zen practice. To apply all of them every day is difficult. Hope […]

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#1.Zen dialogue between Zap our little dog and myself

Dialogue between a little dog named Zap and myself or Zen Buddhism in a nutshell. Zap is our adorable 8 years old sixteen pounds male Shih Tzu dog. Zap is a very smart and very happy little dog wagging his tail almost all the time even during the night (probably having nice dog dreams). One […]

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