• November 17th, 2012 Treeleaf Weekly Zazenkai

    NOTE that DAYLIGHT SAVINGS CLOCKS HAVE ROLLED BACK.

    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 7pm, Los Angeles 4pm (Friday night), London midnight and Paris 1am (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/PfHkljoqrmM

    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: November 17th, 2012 Treeleaf Weekly Zazenkai started by Jundo View original post
    Comments 29 Comments
    1. Kyonin's Avatar
      Kyonin -
      I will sit this one with Chris on Saturday morning.

      I'll see you then.

      Gassho,

      Kyonin
    1. Daizan's Avatar
      Daizan -
      Will be there/here.. with drippy nose.

      Gassho, kojip.
    1. Shingen's Avatar
      Shingen -
      I will be there live.

      Gassho
      Michael
    1. Daijo's Avatar
      Daijo -
      Hoping to make it back for this one! If I don't make it this evening what time are folks planning to sit in the morning?
    1. Dosho's Avatar
      Dosho -
      Quote Originally Posted by Kojip View Post
      Will be there/here.. with drippy nose.
      I'll be in the same condition as Kojip, but I believe I will be there.

      Gassho,
      Dosho
    1. Koshin's Avatar
      Koshin -
      I will sit with you a couple of hours later, but Live anyway

      Gassho
    1. Daizan's Avatar
      Daizan -
      Sorry to here that Dosho.. I'm going to have to get into bed and sleep.



      Kojip.
    1. Shingen's Avatar
      Shingen -
      Quote Originally Posted by Kojip View Post
      Sorry to here that Dosho.. I'm going to have to get into bed and sleep.



      Kojip.
      Hope you feel better Kojip.

      Gassho
      Michael
    1. Matt's Avatar
      Matt -
      Will sit during the week. Looking forward to it. Gassho, Matt
    1. Daido's Avatar
      Daido -
      Going to try and make the first 30 min if I can

      Daido
    1. Shingen's Avatar
      Shingen -
      Thank you Jundo and everyone who sat. Hope everyone is feeling better ... have a great weekend.

      Gassho
      Michael
    1. Yugen's Avatar
      Yugen -
      Thank you all for sitting tonight; and to all who will sit. Deep bows,
      Yugen
    1. Koshin's Avatar
      Koshin -
      I made it on time Thank you all sitters, and get a good rest and be well Kojip

      Gassho
    1. Daido's Avatar
      Daido -
      Well since it doesn't start at 7 pst I guess I won't be making the live version. I should learn to read 😝

      Gassho

      Daido
    1. Nindo's Avatar
      Nindo -
      Working too much overtime, did not get home in time
    1. Jundo's Avatar
      Jundo -
      Quote Originally Posted by Nindo View Post
      Working too much overtime, did not get home in time

      You got home when you got home ... always At Home too!

      Our Zazenkai is available any hour, any time.
    1. Daijo's Avatar
      Daijo -
      I'll be sitting tomorrow morning at Approx 8:30 AM EST.
    1. Myoku's Avatar
      Myoku -
      Thank you everyone, Gassho
      take care and get healthy; e.g. with help of a strong vegetable soup
      _()_
      Myoku
    1. Marla567's Avatar
      Marla567 -
      Thank you all for sitting together.

      Gassho
      Bianca
    1. Heisoku's Avatar
      Heisoku -
      Thank you Jundo and all sitting this. Get well soon! Gassho.
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