This is a clip from The Zen Mind documentary, filmed in Japan. It serves as a nice overview of zen - a topic very few people can fully understand.  

A brief explanation of zazen, often called sitting meditation. Filmed at the Kokusai Zendo in Kyoto, Japan. This clip is from The Zen Mind by EmptyMind Films. Produced & written by Jon Braeley.  

Watch this video to help you feel a sense of peace. This video is an introduction to Zen Meditation. Zoketsu Norman Fischer is an American Soto Zen roshi, poet and Buddhist author practicing in the lineage of Shunryu Suzuki who was the late Rev. Dr. Soyu Matsuoka-roshi's assistant at the San Francisco Zen Center.

A trailer that shows the daily life of a zen monk in a large soto-zen monastery in Japan. Some parts of this clip are taken from our feature length film - The Zen Mind available on DVD at