zenguide.com random_koan - zen buddhism principles, practice, discussion forum, books and directory http://zenguide.com/ random_koan syndicated from zenguide.com en-us Copyright - forever - zenguide.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:26:29 EDT zenguide.com http://zenguide.com/images/zen_guide_dot_com_logo_small.gif http://zenguide.com Breathing Practice Find a place where you are alone and train yourself<br> in this way:<br><br> When you breathe in, experience breathing in.<br> When you breathe out, be fully conscious that<br> you are breathing out.<br> If you cherish and practice this, it will bear great fruit.<br> Whatever you are doing and wherever you are, you<br> will find steadiness, calm, and concentration if you<br> become conscious of your breathing.<br><br> From "Majjhima Nikaya" of the Buddha<br> http://zenguide.com/zenmedia/index.cfm?id=348 Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:26:29 EDT