Why do Warriors meditate

michael mugaku zimmerman demonstrates the zazen mediatation posture for a portrait at two arrows zen center, salt lake city, utah, may 10, 2013. there is no surprise that the samurai class in japan took to the practice of zen meditation. suzuki, one of the greatest proponents of zen buddhism in the west, zen appealed to the warrior with its insistence on moving forward 100% once a course of action has been decided upon. in other words, the warrior, either on …