Zen Deep Nourishment – From Hungry Ghost to Deep Fulfilment
5-week home study course
This course is about how to find satisfaction and freedom, and how to operate in such a way that you live a rich, free and satisfied life.
The underlying message of the modern world is that you’re not all right as you are – you’re not good enough. This is the “Hungry Ghost” (gaki) realm. It’s one dominated by feelings of lack and feelings of want. People can live in the Hungry Ghost mindset, and they are, by definition, stuck and not free.
This course will help you deal with the deep suffering of ‘want’ that affects our lives on almost every level and find in its place a deep nourishment and satisfaction. With this, you will not only be able to escape the Hungry Ghost state, but really “catch alight” in your life and passions (and in turn help others catch alight).
Based around the Zen Daisegaki ceremony, Daizan Roshi will take you through the main themes, concepts and practices around Zen deep nourishment and allow you to reap their benefits.
To get the most out of this course, you would need to have an established meditation practice and be coming to these videos having already seen through the delusion of the self. Perhaps you have followed some structured course in meditation (e.g. an 8-week course) or come on one of our 3-day Intensive Zen Retreats.
What you’ll get
- Practice guide
- 1 introductory talk video
- 1 opening ceremony video
- 5 Dharma talk videos
- 2 short ‘questions answered’ videos
- 5 guided meditation videos
- 5 guided meditation audio files (zip file)
Total of over 7 hours of video. Based on the 5-day Zen sesshin taught by Rinzai Zen master Daizan Skinner Roshi in autumn 2016 in Derbyshire, UK.