• February 23rd, 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/RYvgFnY_pz0

    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 23rd, 2013 Treeleaf Weekly Zazenkai started by Jundo View original post
    Comments 31 Comments
    1. Nenka's Avatar
      Nenka -
      A nice sit for a snowy Saturday!

      Gassho

      Jen
    1. Koshin's Avatar
      Koshin -
      Thank you

      Gassho
    1. willow's Avatar
      willow -
      Quote Originally Posted by Yugen View Post
      Thank you for sitting, showing up when you do, taking care of sick kids, picking up kids who need rides, and living life as it is right now....

      Deep bows
      Yugen



      Willow
    1. Seimyo's Avatar
      Seimyo -
      Sitting this afternoon. Thank you all.

      Gassho
      Seimyo
    1. Hans's Avatar
      Hans -
      Hey folks,

      a big gassho to you all for your practise. I''ll hit the cushion soon.

      All the best and Gassho,

      Hans Chudo Mongen
    1. Shokai's Avatar
      Shokai -
      Thank you Jundo and all who sat or will sit. I did this one with Myoku Saturday morning my time.
    1. jeff_u's Avatar
      jeff_u -
      Sat with you this morning. Happy to be able to drop space and time to sit with you all

      Gassho,

      Jeff
    1. Myozan Kodo's Avatar
      Myozan Kodo -
      Hi. Thank you for this opportunity to sit with you.
      Gassho
      Myozan
    1. Gen01's Avatar
      Gen01 -
      Thanks everyone!

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

      Gassho
      Shinka
    1. Myozan Kodo's Avatar
      Myozan Kodo -
      Myozan's test Hangout for this weekend:

      (Worked! Have deleted Hangout.)

      Gassho
      M