Zen

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Zen

A form of meditation that emphasizes direct experience.
Mentioned in: Pilates
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Everything about the decor was like stepping into a spa, from the lush, calming colours to the traditional Chinese Zen music that softly played in the background.
Happily, Yunmen Wenyan, a major Chinese Zen Master (born in 862 and died in 949), offered up an alternative response to living in the world as it is.
He takes the ten ox-herder drawings by the Chinese Zen master KakuanShien, each with its own poem and reflective commentary by the twelfth-century sage, and weaves a compelling case for just how much Zen Buddhism and Christianity have in common.
However, I'll use Ch'an for the Chinese Zen; Son for the Korean Zen; Zen for the Japanese Zen, when I signify specific regional distinctions.

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