Zen meditation practiced in a sitting position
Origin of zazenJapanese from za, seat, sitting + zen, Zen
The primary form of meditation in Zen Buddhism, practiced while sitting cross-legged.
Origin of zazenJapanese za to sit down ( from Early Middle Chinese dzwa' ) ( also the source of Mandarin zuò ) zen silent meditation ; see Zen .
From Japanese åº§ç¦…, from åº§ "˜sitting' + ç¦… "˜meditation'.