Sat on 25 days this month, totalling 65 hours 23 minutes practice. (51 entries total)


Wed
25
Sitting with sangha. First sit was a bit of a continuation from this morning, largely in french but partway through the second sit there was a seb ...

Morning zendo sit - the chunks with thinking were pretty much only in French. My poor, limited french. Occasionally when sitting thinking in Engli ...


Tue
24
Evening sit

Morning sit - began with 54 bows for the first time in a while


Mon
23
Evening sit

Morning sit. Being sat with by a koan.


Sun
22
Evening sit

Morning sit. Very often these days practice involves noticing anything that feels 'off' or not at ease and allowing space for that. They see the l ...


Sat
21
Late and slightly sleepy sit but it still was useful as it opened the way for stuff to arise easily during the night and in the morning

Sitting with sangha


Fri
20
Evening sit

Morning sit


Thu
19
Evening sit

Morning sit


Wed
18
Sitting with sangha

Two 30 minute sits, one before my daughter got up, one once she had left for school. Time for my head to settle.


Tue
17
Evening sit. So good to be back on my zafu!

Sitting on a plane. Head kind of mushy due to the full fitcf of the migraine finally hitting and with so many people, conversations, approaches to ...

Morning sit


Mon
16
Evening sit

Morning sit


Sun
15
Evening sit

Guided meditation on emptiness as part of the conference

Morning sit


Sat
14
Evening sit

Various practices as part of a conference workshop on the Yun hwa tradition which was new to me - they do a combination of bowing, a physical prac ...

Very useful morning sit


Fri
13
Evening 'sit' standing on a balcony to the sound of rain dripping off trees and a fountain

Various bits of mobile sitting today - waiting for a taxi, in an airport, on a plane and some meditation exercises as part of a Buddhist conferenc ...


Thu
12
Evening sit. Away from tomorrow for a few days. Will catch up with everyone on my return

Morning sit


Wed
11
Sitting with sangha

Morning sit. Longer than usual for a morning home sit because there was some feeling of unease that I needed to sit with. It pretty much evaporate ...


Tue
10
Evening sit

Morning zendo sit


Mon
09
Short evening sit

Morning sit


Sun
08
Evening sit

I woke up at the exact time of the morning wake up call on retreat (5:20) and noticed that the windows were clouded up, a sign of a really misty m ...


Sat
07
First sit back home after retreat

Last bit of retreat sitting. I always wish they lasted longer and come away having made plans for my next retreat. Clearly my addiction to retreat ...


Fri
06
Last full day of retreat sitting. During the last two sits the lights were turned off and people could take turns to go up to the altar if they wi ...


Thu
05
Fourth full day of retreat.


Wed
04
Third full day of retreat. At the end of the official day I had far too much energy for sleep so I went back into the zendo for an extra hour of s ...


Tue
03
Second full day of retreat (plus services, talk, samu etc)


Mon
02
First full day of retreat sitting. Plus services and samu (work period). We also get free time in the afternoon which today I spent walking to the ...


Sun
01
Evening sitting to mark the start of the retreat.

Morning sitting. Heading off on retreat until next weekend. Happy sitting all :)