Tag: zen


In a Zen Monastery 

I arrived at the monastery after a 2.5 hours scenic drive through rural PA and NY, crossing rolling green hills, mountains, rivers and beautiful meadows. I called the monastery from Livingston Manor, a town 45 minutes away, as they asked me to, so that they…


On Zen, Zazen and Ayurveda 

Zen is the state of reaching one’s inner self, higher consciousness, and a different level of understanding without breaking the relationship between reality and virtuality, object and subject. Zen is not a meditation either. It cannot be conceptualized through mere reason or intelligence. Zen can…