Zen & Buddhism Q&As

What do people do in Zen?

When people get together for Zen, they tend to do some of the following things:

  • zazen — seated meditation.
  • kinhin — walking meditation.
  • chanting.
  • dokusan — a formal interview with a teacher.
  • informal interactions with other members or a teacher.
  • dharma talks.

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