putting power in your hara

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In this sesshin, as I said this morning, our practice will be concentrated on putting power in your hara or tanden. This is not just a technique of practice, but the underlying idea is very deep. Our practice-- zazen practice should not be compared with any other practice or training. It does not mean, even [if] I say so, Zen is something special or Zen is superior to any other teaching. But there is a reason why we should not compare our practice to other-- many kinds of practice. As Dogen Zenji ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).

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