Classical zen walking meditation
This is a zen meditation technique to carry open focus
meditation into motion, which suits both beginners and advanced
practitioners of zen meditation.
While standing up with your feet together, make a loose and
relaxed fist with your left hand, with your thumb tucked into the
fist, and place it on your heart. Cup your right hand on your
fist and keep the forearms at a downward 45 ° angle. Relax
Enter open focus.
When ready, take a very slow deep breath while you lift your left
foot starting with your heel and peeling your foot off the floor
until your toe tips are your only contact point with the floor,
and place it 1\2 foot ahead of your right foot, toe tips
From this point, you start exhaling very slowly, and
simultaneously start pressing your left foot onto the floor, from
tip to heel.
When your left heel touches the ground, while you peel your right
foot off the floor stop exhaling and transfer your weight onto
your left foot. Repeat the process by peeling your right food off
the ground heel first while taking a slow deep breath, and
putting it on the floor toe tips first 1\2 foot in front of the
Press your right foot on the floor toes to heel while exhaling
Keep your spine erect and the small of your back slightly arched
Keep practicing this zen walking meditation for 6 minutes.
Let your zen walking meditation gentle, flowing and
Remember it is a meditation and not a struggle.