Definition of zazen in English:

zazen

Syllabification: za·zen
Pronunciation: /ˌzäˈzen
 
/

noun

Zen meditation, usually performed in the lotus position.
More example sentences
  • In her meditations during zazen she counted her breaths from one to ten.
  • One of the things Zen means is the effort of practicing meditation, zazen.
  • When I teach zazen, I teach according to Suzuki Roshi's lineage.

Origin

Japanese, from za 'sitting' + zen (see Zen).

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