Sat on 27 days this month, totalling 42 hours practice. (61 entries total)


Thu
27
Morning zendo sit


Wed
26
Sitting with sangha

Morning zendo sit

Morning zendo sit


Tue
25
Short late sit after spending too long planning and packing retreat food.

Morning sit


Mon
24
Evening sit

Morning sit


Sun
23
Evening sit

Next weekend I'm heading off for a 2 week retreat. This sit felt like preparatory work somehow


Sat
22
A very, very sleepy sit

Saturday morning zazenkai usually involves a lot of sitting - today half my time was instead spent with a group of beginners, helping with their q ...


Fri
21
Evening practice

Morning sit


Thu
20
Evening sit

Morning zendo sit


Wed
19
Sitting with sangha

Morning zendo sit


Tue
18
Sitting before bed after an evening in the sea.

Morning sit


Mon
17
Evening sit

An early start to sit before the radio station. Will be heading back to bed to finish sleeping off the migraine afterwards. 20 minutes in a combin ...


Sun
16
Sitting with a migraine. Had just been preparing for a radio interview for tomorrow as part of my job. I have a bizarre calm nowadays about doing ...

Sitting with a few sangha friends as part of a discussion group

Woke with a huge appreciation. While sitting first appeared thoughts of so many people, situations, places and opportunities that I feel grateful ...


Sat
15
Sitting late after an evening round a bonfire with friends old and new.

Sitting with sangha


Fri
14
Evening sit

Sitting this morning on my allotment after watering and before getting about my work day. Sounds joining me in this sit - the rustle of bamboo, t ...


Thu
13
Sitting with sangha. Tears, joy and laughter all intermingled and flowing freely. :)

Morning zendo sit


Wed
12
Sitting with sangha

Morning zendo sit


Tue
11
Evening sit

Morning sit.


Mon
10
Night time sit

Morning sit. At one point my mind was buzzing and full of thoughts bouncing around at speed. Taking a moment to check back in with the breath and ...


Sun
09
Evening sit

Poems from a beach: The Elements of Life Earth, fire, water The air we are breathed by Us Tears and doubts Fear and loathing Arise, linger, shift, fade To ...

Split between a couple of spells of sitting on different beaches with the sounds of waves gently lapping the shore and sunlight dancing on the wat ...


Sat
08
Evening sit

Sitting with sangha - a smaller than usual group of us this morning - and found myself beaming in appreciation of them being there.


Fri
07
Sitting back home. Always nice to be back.

Morning sit in the hotel room


Thu
06
Sitting in a hotel room after a work dinner. Found myself spontaneously doing a metta practice for a distant friend.

Away from home with work. Sitting in a hotel room with piled up cushions instead of a zafu.


Wed
05
Sitting with sangha

Morning zendo sit - including the koan from yesterday.


Tue
04
I've found myself 'accidentally' sitting with a different koan after a talk about it came up after one I was listening to. Feel just the right thi ...

Morning zendo sit


Mon
03
Evening sit

Morning sit. Full of gratitude


Sun
02
Short sit after an evening with friends

Sitting with sangha friends

Morning sit.


Sat
01
Night time sit

Morning sit