• June 28-29th, 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/Nk-Al3XHnj8

    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: June 28-29th, 2013 Treeleaf Weekly Zazenkai started by Jundo View original post
    Comments 22 Comments
    1. Kyonin's Avatar
      Kyonin -
      I'll be there live

      ... If thunder storms season allows

      Gassho,

      Kyonin
    1. Juki's Avatar
      Juki -
      I will be there live.
    1. Shingen's Avatar
      Shingen -
      I will be there as well.

      Gassho
      Shingen
    1. Koshin's Avatar
      Koshin -
      Quote Originally Posted by Kyonin View Post
      I'll be there live

      ... If thunder storms season allows
      Same here

      Gassho
    1. Matt's Avatar
      Matt -
      Will be sitting this one tomorrow am. Looking foward to it. Gassho, Matt J
    1. Myosha's Avatar
      Myosha -
      All together.

      Gratefully,


      Gassho,
      Edward
    1. gtsalazar's Avatar
      gtsalazar -
      hi, I was here but arrived late. Next time!
    1. Juki's Avatar
      Juki -
      Thanks to all who sat live and all who sit later. Gassho, William
    1. Dosho's Avatar
      Dosho -
      Hi all,

      Just got back from my trip and was able to catch you for the second round of zazen; so very good to see you all!

      Gassho,
      Dosho
    1. Koshin's Avatar
      Koshin -
      Thank you everyone, that was awesome... Hi Gina good to see you again

      Gassho
    1. Shingen's Avatar
      Shingen -
      Yes wonderful ... thank you everyone. Nice to see you again Gina and I saw you sneak in the back door Dosho. Have a great weekend.

      Gassho
      Shingen
    1. aroe1983's Avatar
      aroe1983 -
      Thank you everyone and have a great weekend

      Gassho
      Aaron
    1. Taikyo's Avatar
      Taikyo -
      Thank you for practice great to sit with you all again.

      Gassho

      David
    1. Kantai's Avatar
      Kantai -
      Thank you all!

      I really like it here at Treeleaf.

      Gassho, Edward
    1. Heisoku's Avatar
      Heisoku -
      Thank you Jundo and everyone sitting. Gassho.
    1. Myoku's Avatar
      Myoku -
      Thank you & Gassho
      Myoku
    1. Kyonin's Avatar
      Kyonin -
      This was a very special zazenkai for me.

      Somehow zazen felt different in a good way.

      Thank you all who sat and will sit.

      Gassho,

      Kyonin
    1. Risho's Avatar
      Risho -
      Thank you.

      Gassho,

      Risho
    1. Myozan Kodo's Avatar
      Myozan Kodo -
      Thank you all. I find this weekly coming together of sangha very moving. I'd love to be able to sit with you live.
      Gassho
      Myozan
    1. Nenka's Avatar
      Nenka -
      Hmm, been a while since I did one of these.

      Thanks, guys.

      Gassho

      Jen