Josh Mu'nen Bartok of Greater Boston Zen Center answers a reader question for our series, Ask a Zen Teacher. Below is the reader's question:
Jeremy asks: "If any direction of “my” attention is spontaneous and happens by itself, like the growing of hair or the turning of the earth; how should I practice? How can I?"
Keywords: Zen Buddhism, Soto Zen, zazen (meditation), Boundless Way Zen, Josh Bartok, Greater Boston Zen Center, Sweeping Zen, shikantaza, just sitting meditation