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  1. zazen(Noun)

    A form of seated meditation in Zen Buddhism.

  2. Origin: From 座禅, from 座 ‘sitting’ + 禅 ‘meditation’.


  1. Zazen

    In Zen Buddhism, zazen is a meditative discipline practitioners perform to calm the body and the mind, and be able to concentrate enough to experience insight into the nature of existence and thereby gain enlightenment.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of zazen in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of zazen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Shoryu Bradley:

    Zazen is the dragons roar. This dragons roar is the wind passing and whistling through a hollow tree. This can be a metaphor for your Zazen practice and or even your life. If you can let go, greatly let go, this dragons roar can manifest through you. It is much bigger than the individual.

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