• January 26th, 2013 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 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 sit-a-long-able any time thereafter ...

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


    http://youtu.be/p1jkDC4YEh0

    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) 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: January 26th, 2013 Treeleaf Weekly Zazenkai started by Jundo View original post
    Comments 32 Comments
    1. Shingen's Avatar
      Shingen -
      I will be there live.

      Gassho
      Shingen
    1. Jakudo's Avatar
      Jakudo -
      Wohoo!
      Gassho, Jakudo.
    1. Kyonin's Avatar
      Kyonin -
      I'll be there live

      Gassho,

      Kyonin
    1. Daizan's Avatar
      Daizan -
      Will be there.

      Gassho, Daizan
    1. Koshin's Avatar
      Koshin -
      Same here

      Gassho
    1. Dosho's Avatar
      Dosho -
      I'll be there.

      Gassho,
      Dosho
    1. Myoshin's Avatar
      Myoshin -
      I'll be there sunday with the recorded video

      Gassho
    1. Yugen's Avatar
      Yugen -
      I will be there to practice with you.

      Deep bows
      Yugen
    1. Shohei's Avatar
      Shohei -
      Due to Flu (AGAIN) I will be joining you on Sunday.

      Gassho
      Shohei
    1. Shawn's Avatar
      Shawn -
      Will be there.

      Gassho

      Shawn
    1. jeff_u's Avatar
      jeff_u -
      I'll be there.

      Gassho,

      Jeff
    1. Shingen's Avatar
      Shingen -
      Thank you Jundo and all who sat ... have a great weekend.

      Gassho
      Shingen
    1. Koshin's Avatar
      Koshin -
      Have a great weekend all Treeleafers

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

      Gassho,

      Kyonin
    1. Yugen's Avatar
      Yugen -
      Thank you all!

      Deep bows
      Yugen
    1. Dosho's Avatar
      Dosho -
      Thanks everyone!

      Gassho,
      Dosho
    1. Myozan Kodo's Avatar
      Myozan Kodo -
      Thank you all. Almost a full house!
      Gassho
      Myozan
    1. Myoku's Avatar
      Myoku -
      Gassho and thank you everyone,
      Myoku
    1. Dokan's Avatar
      Dokan -
      Feels like coming home
      Many weeks since zazenkai
      Gratitude flows over

      Gassho

      Dokan
    1. Heisoku's Avatar
      Heisoku -
      Thank you Jundo and everyone sitting.