A practical ten step course on how to practice the Buddha Dharma.

If you’d like to learn more about Zen Buddhism or Buddhist meditation techniques, you’ve come to the right place. The Zen Practice Foundation promotes the Buddhadharma (teachings of the Buddha) by offering a practical ten step How To Practice Zen program and by producing podcasts.

The podcasts, entitled “Interviewing Zen Masters,” include rare interviews granted by outstanding teachers and students from all schools of Buddhism (not limited to Zen). Sign up today for our email newsletters to receive these special podcasts.

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How To Practice Zen is the website of The Zen Practice Foundation.

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Zen Overview

This easy-to-read, light-hearted overview of the program will help you decide if you want to learn some of the practices, all of them, or perhaps none of them.

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Beginning Zen

Three concrete practices to transcend the tenth, ninth and eighth dharma realms.

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Intermediate Zen

Four concrete practices to transcend the seventh, sixth, fifth, and fourth dharma realms.

MINDFULNESS OF THE BODY

Advanced Zen

Two concrete practices to transcend the third and second dharma realms.

DEPENDENT ARISING

How To Practice Zen