• April 26-27th, 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 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 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/_eTECFfafpo

    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: April 26-27th, 2013 Treeleaf Weekly Zazenkai started by Jundo View original post
    Comments 25 Comments
    1. Kyonin's Avatar
      Kyonin -
      I'll be there live!

      Gassho,

      Kyonin
    1. Juki's Avatar
      Juki -
      I will also be there live.

      gassho,
      william
    1. Yugen's Avatar
      Yugen -
      I will be there!

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

      Gassho
      Shingen
    1. Koshin's Avatar
      Koshin -
      Same here

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

      Gassho,
      Dosho
    1. Sekishi's Avatar
      Sekishi -
      I see two on G+ right now, and joining either one just says "waiting for others to join...". Anyone else having troubles?
    1. Shingen's Avatar
      Shingen -
      Thank you Jundo and thank you everyone for a good old laugh. Have a great weekend.

      Gassho
      Shingen
    1. Juki's Avatar
      Juki -
      Thanks to all who sat live and who will sit later. I got dropped for about two minutes during the Heart Sutra recitation, but I got right back in. Gassho, William
    1. Dosho's Avatar
      Dosho -
      Thanks everyone.

      Gassho,
      Dosho
    1. Sekishi's Avatar
      Sekishi -
      I had trouble with joining with audio and video. It finally connected during first Zazen, and then gave up again during second Zazen. So I just watched the stream for the rest of the Zazenkai. My rural ISP might not be up to joining the hangouts. ^_^

      Thank you Jundo and everyone else!

    1. Yugen's Avatar
      Yugen -
      Jundo, I appreciated tonight's dedication.

      Thank you everyone... have a fine weekend.

      Gassho
      Yugen
    1. Shingen's Avatar
      Shingen -
      Hey there Ctenny, sorry you had troubles, but you are there with us whether there is technical difficulties or not.

      Gassho
      Shingen
    1. Kyonin's Avatar
      Kyonin -
      ˇUno más!

      Thanks all who sat/will sit.

      Please keep on your thoughts those who are suffering now.

      Much metta.

      Gassho,

      Kyonin
    1. aroe1983's Avatar
      aroe1983 -
      Thank you for sitting everyone

      Gassho
      Aaron
    1. gilles's Avatar
      gilles -
      thX all
      gassho
      gilles
    1. Myozan Kodo's Avatar
      Myozan Kodo -
      Hi all,
      Sat along this morning. But I hear no sound. Might be my iPad. Not sure.
      Gassho and thanks for this Zazen.
      Myozan
    1. Myoku's Avatar
      Myoku -
      Thank you everyone,
      Gassho
      Myoku
    1. Koshin's Avatar
      Koshin -
      Thank you. have a great weekend

      Gassho
    1. Risho's Avatar
      Risho -
      Gassho,

      Risho
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