Lesson 1, Topic 1
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Za = sitting. Zen = meditation Copy

Correction to previous video: zazen is actually made up of two Japanese words. Za means sitting and zen means meditation.

In some zen traditions, the sitting is seen as synonymous with the meditation itself. The practice is nothing but sitting. When you are fully, completely sitting, that is the entire meditation. It is a practice of being completely present with the experience of sitting in the meditative posture.