One day Yao-shan Wei-yen (750-834), one of the well-known Chinese Ch'an master, was asked by the host of the monastery to give his sermon to the assembly who for a long while was expecting his teaching. Yao-shan said: "Strike the bell."
MEDITATION FOR BEGINNERS
DVD by Gaiam Americas
July 30, 2002
Experienced meditation teacher Jack Kornfield instructs this introductory video on the practice of meditation for increasing awareness and clarity of mind. Four different techniques are covered: breath awareness, thought/feeling awareness, body sensations, and the practice of loving kindness. The video, including a 15-page study guide, offers a comprehensive orientation to meditation, its history, and its benefits. Sarah Sloboda
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