Instructions for “three-by-three” meditation (from Ezra Bayda’s Being Zen)

A month or so ago, I led the Tuesday night “Intro to Zen” class through a “three-by-three” meditation, which is designed to cultivate the experience of open awareness or presence. Here is a PDF that includes instructions for that particular meditation, reproduced from Chapter 4 of Ezra Bayda’s book Being Zen. Many thanks to Tuesday night regular Ezra Feldman for making this PDF for us.

Video: “Happy Teachers Will Change the World” (Thich Nhat Hanh’s Wake Up Schools Program)

This film, entitled Happy Teachers Will Change the World, is an introduction to the Wake Up Schools organization, a movement started by Thich Nhat Hanh and his students to bring mindfulness into education. Also very good is the related book, Happy Teachers Will Change the World: A Guide for Cultivating Mindfulness in Education (by Thich Nhat Hanh and Katherine Weare).

Welcome!

Welcome to the newly created blog for the Williamstown Zen Group! To learn more about the Williamstown Zen Group and this blog, please check out the site’s About page.