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If you read books about about zen the people who wrote them IS your teacher. Even if you only do zazen with no books, the person who taught you zazen IS or was your teacher. If you talk about zen wit… ((more))
@Shoshin it's a little hard to explain, redirect your mind, but not your thoughts Is a way of putting it. Don't try to bring that thought back, simply continue focusing on your breath, it WILL go awa… ((more))
If you mind wanders, let it wander. "Bringing you focus back" kinda defeats the point. Dont ya think? When your mind wanders, dont focus on it, but dont bring it back, it will go away on its own. ((more))