Nirvana: State of oneness, stillness, and exhaustion of desires. Rinzai: Japanese sect of Zen Buddhism. Samsara: Suffering due to differentiation, change, becoming, impermanence
and desires. Satori: Experience of enlightenment. Sesshin: Intense long-duration practice session. Sodo: Formal hall for meditation, meals and sleeping. Soto: Japanese sect of Zen Buddhism. Sutra: The teachings of the Buddhist canon. Tathata: Thusness, suchness. Zafu: A small round cushion used in zazen. Zazen: Sitting meditation. Zen: Meditation. Zendo: A room for zazen.