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Learn the basics of Zen meditation in less than five minutes.

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Learn the basics of Zen meditation in less than five minutes.  How to Meditate - Beginners Introduction to Zazen Clear, step-by-step  meditation instruction, as practiced at the Hazy Moon Zen Cente r of Los Angeles. This video teaches you how to meditate as taught in the tradition of Zen Buddhism. These meditation techniques, known as Zazen, have been passed down generation after generation from the Shakyamuni Buddha. Here is a transcript. Hazy Moon Zen Center: Meditation Instruction  "The Zazen I speak of is not learning meditation. It is the manifestation of ultimate reality." - Dogen  At the Hazy Moon, we practice classical meditation as taught by the Shakyamuni Buddha and his successors, passed down from India to China, to Japan, to America. The form is simple and enduring. To begin, you will need a quiet room, comfortable clothes, and a cushion. Choosing Your Position. Sit on the forward third of your cushion. The lower body will form a tripod -