Resources: Video

How to Meditate

How to meditate in 5 minutes. "A little weird, but effective” [Craig Davis].
Learn the basics of Zen meditation in less than five minutes. Clear, step-by-step meditation instruction, as practiced at the Hazy Moon Zen Center of Los Angeles.

How to meditate

Video Kokyo Henkel on "Space"

Kokyo explores space during Genzo-e Shesshin. Jikoji Zen Center.


How to Be Fully Alive, According to a Zen Monk

As the co-founder of the New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care, Paley Ellison works to “[transform] the culture of care through contemplative practice by meeting illness, aging, and death with compassion and wisdom.” In the video above, he explains how we think about our lives as we near the end, what it means to live well, and how to begin meditation (including some resources for beginners).

How to be Fully Alive

The Monk and the Moon

A Buddhist hermit in China's Zhongnan Mountain range speaks about the final stages of practice toward enlightenment.

Monk and Moon