May 26th, 2012 Treeleaf Weekly Zazenkai ... with Sada
00:00 00:15 CEREMONY (HEART SUTRA in English ONLY) and Dedication
00:15 00:45 ZAZEN
00:45 00:50 KINHIN
00:50 00:55 FOUR VOWS, & VERSE OF ATONEMENT
PLEASE SIT AN ADDITIONAL PERIOD OF ZAZEN ON YOUR OWN TODAY.
As you can see, our Zazenkai consists of chanting the 'Heart Sutra
' in English (the words are at the link below), some full floor prostrations in sets of three
(please follow along with me ... or a simple Gassho
can be substituted if you wish), followed by our Dedication
twice for 30 minutes each, with (usually) 10 minutes of Kinhin
in between, and we end the sitting with 'The Verse of Atonement
' and 'The Four Vows
Please download and print out the words of the Chants we will recite
at the following link:
So, please join us as soon as you can, and we will keep a Zafu open for you.
Remember, when we drop all thought of 'here' 'there' 'now' 'then' ... we are sitting all together!