Tag: Buddhism

Meditation on the road.

I have been meditating regularly for quite a few years now. I usually sit Zazen (Zen meditation) for 1 hour most mornings. Dawn is the best time for me. There is something about the stillness […]

Stupa of compassion.

Today we went to visit the Great Stupa of Universal Compassion just outside of Bendigo. A stupa is a sacred building symbolising the enlightened mind and the path to enlightenment in Buddhism. This particular stupa […]

Beach Zen.

I recently came across this picture in my Instagram feed and I thought it was pretty cool. Just a group of zen practitioners fooling around at the beach. But also pretty good reminder (for me […]

7 days of meditation.

In a couple of weeks I will be going off to sit my butt down on a small round cushion for 7 days of intense meditation. I say intense, because despite the appearance of not […]

Art of the Moment.

A short video on painter, Gert Johan Manschot.

Back from Sesshin

I have just returned from a week long intensive meditation retreat or sesshin at Kodoji Zendo. It was one of the most difficult and rewarding things I have done.