Soen Yu, breathing exercises taught by Zen Master Dae Bong

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Miroku
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Soen Yu, breathing exercises taught by Zen Master Dae Bong

Post by Miroku » Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:04 pm

I am not a zennie, but I think this could be of interest to some of you and possibly help you. So enjoy.

Child, if you are not hypocritical and out of control, that is conduct.
~ Padampa Sangye

You say such clever things to people, but you do not apply them to yourself.
The faults within you are the ones to be exposed.
~ Padampa Sangye

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Re: Soen Yu, breathing exercises taught by Zen Master Dae Bong

Post by coffeebeans » Thu Feb 15, 2018 4:20 am

Nice. I'm curious about the origins of Seung Sahn's breathing exercises.

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Re: Soen Yu, breathing exercises taught by Zen Master Dae Bong

Post by KeithA » Thu Feb 15, 2018 2:10 pm

coffeebeans wrote:
Thu Feb 15, 2018 4:20 am
Nice. I'm curious about the origins of Seung Sahn's breathing exercises.
Zen Master Seung Sahn's body was always giving him trouble, so this was something he came up with to help with that. It's not meant to be as heavy as chi kung or the like, although if you have a background in that, it is basically the same thing. Soen Yu is just a simple body, breath and mind relaxation exercise. I particularly like the "fix your body" one, where you roll your hands skyward.

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