Finding the Still Point

Finding the Still Point

A Beginner's Guide to Zen Meditation

John Daido Loori


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One of the simplest, easiest-to-understand guides to Zen meditation--with audio exercises to serve as meditation companions.

Through Zen meditation it is possible to find stillness of mind even amidst our everyday activities--and this book reveals how. With easy-to-understand instructions, practical lessons, and short-but-sweet tid-bits of useful information, beloved Zen master John Daido Loori shares the way of Zen meditation in terms that even those starting from the very beginning can understand. Guided audio instructions--available for download online--supplement the teachings throughout the book, giving beginners the tools they need to take that first step into Zen practice and meditation.


John Daido Loori:
JOHN DAIDO LOORI was the spiritual leader and abbot of Zen Mountain Monastery in Mt. Tremper, N.Y., and the founder and director of the Mountains and Rivers Order. He was a dharma heir of Taizan Maezumi Roshi and a lineage holder in both the Soto and Rinzai lineages. He was also a painter and photographer with many exhibitions to his credit. He authored numerous other books including The Eight Gates of Zen.