• July 6-7th, 2013 Our 'Not-Two Part' HAN-ZENKAI!!

    Hi Everyone,

    Our HANS (Mongen) is VISITING TREELEAF TSUKUBA, here in Japan, this weekend. Because of his visit (plus the fact that I have a local person who wishes to attend the first time, and that my wife is away and I will have my daughter Sada in my care most of the weekend) our Monthly Zazenkai this time will be divided into TWO SESSIONS (two but only one). The first part will be the same as our usual Saturday Zazenkai, and the second part will commence several hours later (times below), hopefully to allow some of our folks in Europe to sit with us. Mongen and Sada will be with us for only the second part.

    SO ... WELCOME MONGEN (& SADA)!

    Non-Part I:

    Please join our 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) ... ... to be visible at the following link during those times and sit-a-long-able any time thereafter ...

    http://youtu.be/6xZ14phbJ6Q
    CLICK ON THE TAB ON LOWER RIGHT FOR 'FULL SCREEN'

    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

    Non-Part II (with Mongen and Sada):

    Please join our 2 hour ZAZENKAI, netcast LIVE from 5:30pm Japan time Saturday night (that is Saturday morning New York 4:30am, Los Angeles 1:30am, London 9:30am and Paris 10:30am (early Saturday morning) ... ... to be visible at the following link during those times and sit-a-long-able any time thereafter ...

    http://youtu.be/O6AQBzqfKKw
    CLICK ON THE TAB ON LOWER RIGHT FOR 'FULL SCREEN'

    00:00 - 00:15 CEREMONY (HEART SUTRA IN ENGLISH, JAPANESE or GERMAN)
    00:15 00:45 ZAZEN
    00:45 00:55 KINHIN
    00:55 01:10 DHARMA TALK
    01:10 01:35 ZAZEN
    01:35 02:00 METTA CHANT & ZAZEN, VERSE OF ATONEMENT, FOUR VOWS, & CLOSING

    I hope you will join Mongen, Sada and me ... an open Zafu is waiting. 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: July 6-7th, 2013 Our 'Not-Two Part' HAN-ZENKAI!! started by Jundo View original post
    Comments 38 Comments
    1. Daitetsu's Avatar
      Daitetsu -
      It was a pleasure to practice with you, guys!
      Thanks a lot Jundo and Hans - that was a great Dharma Talk.
      Sorry for the mic problems - I unmuted it, but the sensitivity settings must have been too low. (My question was not profound or clever anyway )

      Will sit with Non-Part I on Monday probably...

      Gassho,

      Timo
    1. Shokai's Avatar
      Shokai -
      Thanks all, i was glad to be here! fyi; google+ sent me a notification saying, "because of the number of participants, your microphone is muted by default."
      Also, viewed the nontwo part, thank you Hans and Jundo, and Sada-cahn for ringing the bells

      gassho,
    1. Genshin's Avatar
      Genshin -
      Wonderful! Thank you Hans, Jundo and Sada.

      Gassho
      Matt
    1. Matt's Avatar
      Matt -
      I ended up sitting non-part two. Mongen, thank you for your dharma talk. I really enjoyed it. Sada added a wonderful presence as well. deep bows to all, Matt J
    1. Myosha's Avatar
      Myosha -
      Mongen - Dharma Talk is good!


      Jundo & Sada - Thank you for hospitality, a good moment for all!


      Gassho,
      Edward
    1. Shingen's Avatar
      Shingen -
      Thank you Hans, Jundo, and Sada ... Wonderful sitting with you all.

      Gassho
      Shingen
    1. Myozan Kodo's Avatar
      Myozan Kodo -
      Thank you all. Great talk Hans. Great talk Sada. And Jundo, your silence was a great talk too!
      Gassho
      Myozan
    1. willow's Avatar
      willow -
      Thanks all - great talk Hans. Little Sada is growing fast - she will soon be leading Zazenkai

      Gassho

      Willow
    1. Geika's Avatar
      Geika -
      Was camping. I'll try to catch up.
    1. Daisho's Avatar
      Daisho -
      Wonderful dharma talk, Hans. And hello to Sada and Jundo.
    1. Hans's Avatar
      Hans -
      Hello Treeleafers,

      I'm about to go to bed for a few hours before flying back home. Thanks to all of you for your encouraging feedback and thanks once more to Jundo (plus family) and Taigu for their great hospitality during my trip to Japan.

      I am sure Sada's dharma talks will revolve around Anpanman one day (google if you dare).



      Gassho,

      Hans Chudo Mongen
    1. Shugen's Avatar
      Shugen -
      Sat the first part with Shujin.

      Gassho all.
    1. Risho's Avatar
      Risho -
      Thank you for the sit (Part one that is : ) ; part 2 this weekend. Looking forward to the talk.

      Gassho,

      Risho
    1. Nindo's Avatar
      Nindo -
      Excellent on all counts!
      Gassho,
      Nindo
    1. Gi Shu-George's Avatar
      Gi Shu-George -
      Gassho for round one.
      Gassho for round two.
      Very good Hans!!!
      thank you all.
      Gishu-George
    1. Risho's Avatar
      Risho -
      Hans excellent talk!

      Sada wins on cuteness. lol

      Gassho,

      Risho
    1. Nenka's Avatar
      Nenka -
      Finally took the time to catch up on part 2.

      Thanks, everybody!

      Gassho

      Jen
    1. Myoku's Avatar
      Myoku -
      Thank you everyone,
      very down to earth zazenkai Hans, and extra bow for that,
      _()_
      Myoku
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