Thank you for your interest in Zen Fields! As you explore this site, may you find resources for your mindfulness meditation practice, and learn more about the Dharma.
May you be well, peaceful and happy.
May no harm come to you.
May no difficulties come to you.
May no problems come to you.
May you always meet with success.
May you also have the courage, patience, determination, and understanding to meet and overcome the inevitable difficulties, problems, and failures in life.
The mission of Zen Fields is 1) to share a broad spectrum of mindfulness-based practices including Zen Buddhist meditation, Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga, and Shodo (Japanese Calligraphy); 2) to provide Buddhist resources for meaningful dialogue on climate change; and 3) to offer face-to-face engagement with the community through public speaking, leading workshops and guiding retreats. Daishin Eric McCabe is a Zen Buddhist monk who has been practicing meditation and yoga since 1994 and has adapted it to various settings, both spiritual and secular. He is a board member of the Iowa Interfaith Power and Light and has served on the board of the Soto Zen Buddhist Association.
One of Daishin’s students writes, “Daishin has great abilities to communicate his understanding of the human condition in this modern world and to demonstrate pathways to effectively alleviate suffering.”