• June 1st/May 31st, 2013 Treeleaf Weekly Zazenkai

    SCHEDULE CHANGE: Because it is not yet the new month in most of the world, I have moved our Monthly 4-Hour Zazenkai to next week! We will have our weekly sit today.

    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/JVcAaPyrQaE

    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: SCHEDULE CHANGE! - June 1st/May 31st, 2013 Treeleaf Weekly Zazenkai started by Jundo View original post
    Comments 27 Comments
    1. Kyonin's Avatar
      Kyonin -
      I'll be there live

      Gassho,

      Kyonin
    1. Jundo's Avatar
      Jundo -
      SCHEDULE CHANGE: Because it is not yet the new month in most of the world, I have moved our Monthly 4-Hour Zazenkai to next week! We will have our weekly sit today.

      Sorry for any confusion.

      Time is an artificial measure of the calendar ... yet May is not June.
    1. Yugen's Avatar
      Yugen -
      I will be there as well. Is the start time 7 PM New York or 8 PM New York?

      Deep bows
      Yugen
    1. Taikyo's Avatar
      Taikyo -
      I am quickly becoming a regular, if only a few hrs later. However, I will sit live with you next week as it will be my first 4hr Zazenkai with Treeleaf!!

      Gassho

      David
    1. Jundo's Avatar
      Jundo -
      Quote Originally Posted by Yugen View Post
      I will be there as well. Is the start time 7 PM New York or 8 PM New York?

      Deep bows
      Yugen
      Same as every week.

      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)


      Gassho, J
    1. Juki's Avatar
      Juki -
      I will be there live as well.

      Gassho,
      William
    1. Yugen's Avatar
      Yugen -
      Thanks Jundo for the clarification.

      Gassho
    1. Koshin's Avatar
      Koshin -
      Will be there

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

      Gassho
      Shingen
    1. Koshin's Avatar
      Koshin -
      Wont be there too much work .... well, will be choping wood instead

      Sent from Tapatalk
    1. Juki's Avatar
      Juki -
      It does not show me any hangout on Google PLus and I have been trying for twenty minutes. I cannot get in. I apologize for missing this live, but I will follow the stream in real time. Gassho, William
    1. Cumminjd's Avatar
      Cumminjd -
      Thank you everyone for the sitting, this is my greeting and thanks for the sitting

      Gassho,

      James
    1. Dosho's Avatar
      Dosho -
      Thanks everyone!

      Gassho,
      Dosho
    1. arnold's Avatar
      arnold -
      Thank you everyone. Another wonderful evening/morning Zazenkai at Treeleaf.
    1. Shingen's Avatar
      Shingen -
      Thank you everyone ... Have a great weekend.

      Gassho
      Shingen
    1. aroe1983's Avatar
      aroe1983 -
      Thanks everyone

      Gassho
      Aaron
    1. Yugen's Avatar
      Yugen -
      Thank you all - have a fine weekend - and a deep bow to those who will sit in the morn in Europe and the UK -

      Gassho
      Yugen
    1. Sekishi's Avatar
      Sekishi -
      Thank you all for sitting!

      "Whole" in one,
      Eric
    1. Taikyo's Avatar
      Taikyo -
      Again thank you for your practice - and it is even sunny in Wales this morning!!!

      Gassho


      David
    1. Kyonin's Avatar
      Kyonin -
      Thanks everyone who sat / will sit.

      Have a lovely weekend.

      Gassho,

      Kyonin