What exactly does Zen Mean?

meaning of zen

Originally derived from the Japanese way of life, Zen implies much beyond the basic meaning of word. Zen in its essence, means an intense state of focus, incorporating a complete togetherness of body and mind. State of Zen involves detaching from stuff going around you and being able to focus and visualize on a deeper level with your thought processes.

For the un-initiated understanding the spiritual meaning of Zen is difficult to understand. No one can explain the meaning of Zen to another person, especially a guru or teacher. The spiritual meaning of Zen must be interpreted individually because it is neither a simple question nor an easy answer. It has to be understood by the seeker on his own by becoming practitioner and believing in the philosophy of Buddhism and Meditation.

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