The word ZEN originates from India, 2500 years ago during the time of Lord Buddha.
OSHO (THE WORLD’S GREATEST ZEN MASTER AND SPIRITUAL GIANT) once said that. In Sanskrit “Dhyana” means meditation. In Pali it was called “ZHAN”. When this word went to China, it became “CHAN” and when this word went to Japan, it became “ZEN.”. ZEN means meditation – Peace – Alertness – Awakeness – Awareness – Consciousness. There is a witnessing in Zen.
IN INDIA, ‘KATHA’-is the term used for the holy learning platform, wherein the people gather & listen to the Speaker delivering value based spiritual aphorism, sutras, stories, thereby creating a beautiful, loving, enjoyable environment of learning on both the ends-speaker & the audience.
IT IS ALSO KNOWN AS ‘ SATSANG’!