• October 27th, 2012 Treeleaf Weekly Zazenkai

    Hello All,

    Please 'sit-a-long' with our weekly FRIDAY/SATURDAY 'LIVE FROM TREELEAF' 90 minute ZAZENKAI, netcast LIVE from 9am Japan time Saturday morning (that is New York 8pm, Los Angeles 5pm (Friday night), London 1am and Paris 2am (early Saturday morning)

    ... and to be visible at the following link during those times and any time thereafter ...

    LIVE ZAZENKAI NETCAST at GOOGLE+ IS HERE:
    CLICK ON THE TAB ON LOWER RIGHT FOR 'FULL SCREEN


    http://youtu.be/DsQ84EJ9xcc

    FOR THOSE NOT ALREADY MEMBERS OF THE CIRCLE WHO WISH TO JOIN TO SIT LIVE WITH A CAMERA, INSTRUCTIONS ARE POSTED AT THIS LINK. WE ARE NOW LIMITED TO 10 INDIVIDUALS WITH CAMERAS, BUT ANY NUMBER CAN WATCH LIVE 'ONE WAY' AND SIT-A-LONG VIA THE ABOVE SCREEN. IF JOINING WITH CAMERA, PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR MICROPHONE IS MUTED:

    00:00 00:15 CEREMONY (HEART SUTRA in English ONLY) and Dedication
    00:15 00:45 ZAZEN
    00:45 00:55 KINHIN
    00:55 01:25 ZAZEN
    01:25 01:30 FOUR VOWS & VERSE OF ATONEMENT


    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, Zazen twice for about 30 minutes each, with 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 Chants we will recite at the following link (PDF):


    Chant Book (PDF)

    or

    Chant Book (SHORT VERSION HTML)

    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!


    Gassho, Jundo
    This article was originally published in forum thread: October 27th, 2012 Treeleaf Weekly Zazenkai started by Jundo View original post
    Comments 24 Comments
    1. Shingen's Avatar
      Shingen -
      I will be there live.

      Gassho
      Michael
    1. Daizan's Avatar
      Daizan -
      I'll be there/here.

      Gassho, kojip
    1. Dosho's Avatar
      Dosho -
      My folks are visiting this weekend, so if my Dad wants to sit with me I will be on...otherwise I'll sit with the recorded version.

      Gassho,
      Dosho
    1. Omoi Otoshi's Avatar
      Omoi Otoshi -
      I'll sit the recorded one.
      Gassho,
      Pontus
    1. Yugen's Avatar
      Yugen -
      I will join you live - looking forward to it!

      Deep bows
      Yugen
    1. Shingen's Avatar
      Shingen -
      Thank you Jundo and everyone who sat or will sit. Have a wonderful weekend.

      Gassho
      Michael
    1. Daizan's Avatar
      Daizan -
      Thank you!


      Gassho, kojip
    1. Kyonin's Avatar
      Kyonin -
      Thank you all who sat/will sit.

      Have a wonderful weekend!

      Jundo: Have fun on that party

      Gassho,

      Kyonin
    1. Yugen's Avatar
      Yugen -
      Thank you to all who sat or will sit - it is wonderful to practice together

      Deep bows
      Yugen
    1. willow's Avatar
      willow -
      Will be sitting the recorded (in manageable parts)

      Thank you all for your practice.

      Gassho

      Willow
    1. Koshin's Avatar
      Koshin -
      Just sat recorded "live" Thank you all. Have fun in your Haunted Zendo

      Gassho
    1. Myoku's Avatar
      Myoku -
      Thank you everyone,
      Gassho
      Myoku
    1. Hans's Avatar
      Hans -
      Hello and a BIG thank you to everyone!

      Gassho,

      Hans Chudo Mongen
    1. adrianbkelly's Avatar
      adrianbkelly -
      Thanks everyone!

      _/\_
      Ade
    1. Myozan Kodo's Avatar
      Myozan Kodo -
      Hi all,
      Pre-dawn sit with the clocks going back an hour. Thanks everyone and have a great Oiche Samhain (Hallowe'en) everyone!
      Gassho
      Myozan
    1. markkemark's Avatar
      markkemark -
      Great start to my Sunday morning...Thanks to everyone!
    1. Heisoku's Avatar
      Heisoku -
      Thank you Jundo and everyone sitting this. Gassho.
    1. Nindo's Avatar
      Nindo -
      Sunday morning sit, snow outside.
    1. Shugen's Avatar
      Shugen -
      Gassho and thank you.
    1. Shokai's Avatar
      Shokai -
      Gassho and thank you all who sat
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