A student asks, “Why do you speak so much about the physical? Isn’t Zen mainly about the mind?
A cracked pot does not hold water. Those who would preserve the spirit must also look after the body to which it is attached.
Zen is a collection of essential health advice organized around attitude, mindfulness, wellness, correct thinking and the components of achieving physical and mental health. Zen is a philosophy, that when internalized and practiced successfully, acts as a vehicle to enhance your potential, focus your energy, and create a solid center for your existence. Using the Zen philosophy we learn that physically, mentally and spiritually we have to continually move toward a stature that allows us to grow, improve and gain success.