• February 16th, 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/ma8nVScb2NQ

    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: February 16th, 2013 Treeleaf Weekly Zazenkai started by Jundo View original post
    Comments 24 Comments
    1. Kyonin's Avatar
      Kyonin -
      I'll be there live!

      Gassho,

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

      Gassho,
      Dosho
    1. Shingen's Avatar
      Shingen -
      I too will be there.

      Gassho
      Shingen
    1. dharma7154's Avatar
      dharma7154 -
      I will be there tonight or wednsday morning all depends on work.
      Gassho,
      Lee
    1. jeff_u's Avatar
      jeff_u -
      I'll see you guys there.

      Gassho,

      Jeff
    1. Koshin's Avatar
      Koshin -
      Will be there live

      Gassho
    1. Myoku's Avatar
      Myoku -
      Thank you Jundo,
      i'll plan a re-sit about 12 hours later,

      *** if anybody wants to sit together on g+ hangout please drop me a line ***

      Gassho
      Myoku
    1. Koshin's Avatar
      Koshin -
      Thank you, have a great weekend

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

      Gassho,

      Kyonin
    1. Shingen's Avatar
      Shingen -
      Thank you everyone, have a wonderful weekend.

      Gassho
      Shingen
    1. AndrewW's Avatar
      AndrewW -
      Thanks everyone!

      Gassho,
      Andrew
    1. Jakudo's Avatar
      Jakudo -
      Thanks all who sat and will sit .
      Gassho, Jakudo Hinton
    1. Gregor's Avatar
      Gregor -
      Nice, glad it's @ 7pm EST tomorrow, I might be able to "sit along" Live. We'll see how it goes. Might have to use a chair or seiza bench not used to sitting cross legged anymore.
    1. Heisoku's Avatar
      Heisoku -
      Thank you Jundo and everyone sitting. Gassho.
    1. Myoku's Avatar
      Myoku -
      Gassho and thanks to everyone,
      great to see the hangout being full and all of you sitting live with Jundo
      Myoku
    1. Dosho's Avatar
      Dosho -
      Pleasure to sit with all of you...deep bows.

      Gassho,
      Dosho
    1. Myoshin's Avatar
      Myoshin -
      I will sit this sunday with the recorded version

      Gassho

      Myoshin
    1. Daizan's Avatar
      Daizan -
      I just got back in town, and will sit Zazenkai tomorrow.

      Gassho, Daizan
    1. pinoybuddhist's Avatar
      pinoybuddhist -
      Tomorrow's the start of a really busy week for me but I'm sitting with all of you throughout the week.


      Rafael
    1. Marla567's Avatar
      Marla567 -
      Thank you all for sitting together.

      Gassho
      Shinka
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