• October 18-19th, 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


    TO BE POSTED HERE SHORTLY BEFORE NETCAST

    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: October 18-19th, 2013 Treeleaf Weekly Zazenkai started by Jundo View original post
    Comments 30 Comments
    1. Seizan's Avatar
      Seizan -
      I might be able to make it live! Here's hoping...

      Gassho
      Seizan
    1. Kyonin's Avatar
      Kyonin -
      I will be there

      Seizan, it will be great if you can join us live.

      Gassho,

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

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

      Gassho
      Shingen
    1. Ricky Ramos's Avatar
      Ricky Ramos -
      Will try to make it there
    1. Myozan Kodo's Avatar
      Myozan Kodo -
      Looking forward to sit with you all tomorrow.
      Gassho
      Myozan
    1. odiedoodie's Avatar
      odiedoodie -
      Hi
      I'll be participating from home.
      Thank you for having Zazenkai online. I look forward to it every week.
      Jon T
    1. Joyo's Avatar
      Joyo -
      I am almost 100% sure I will be there, live. I will probably not be able to stay for the whole thing, as my young boys need their mom to put them to bed, but I'll stay for as much as I can. So looking forward to it!!!!!


      Treena
    1. Myosha's Avatar
      Myosha -
      Together together.^^


      Gassho,
      Edward
    1. gwz's Avatar
      gwz -
      i'm here invisibly.
    1. Shingen's Avatar
      Shingen -
      Wonderful sit everyone, thank you. Have a great weekend.

      Gassho
      Shingen
    1. Dosho's Avatar
      Dosho -
      Thanks everyone! Have a great weekend.

      Gassho,
      Dosho
    1. Juki's Avatar
      Juki -
      Thanks to all who sat with us tonight and to all who will sit later. Treena, nice to see a new face in the lineup. Gassho, William
    1. Bunny's Avatar
      Bunny -
      Thank you! I came in late and then had to lay down halfway through sitting. Then my G+ shut down halfway through the Four Vows. Perfectly Imperfect.

      Gassho
      Bunny
    1. Myosha's Avatar
      Myosha -
      Sounds good.

      Thank you to all.


      Gassho,
      Edward
    1. Jundo's Avatar
      Jundo -
      Quote Originally Posted by gwz View Post
      i'm here invisibly.
      I saw you quite clearly sitting on the Zafu to my right.

      Gassho, J
    1. Joyo's Avatar
      Joyo -
      Hi, thank you everyone! It was so nice to sit with you all.


      Treena
    1. Taikyo's Avatar
      Taikyo -
      Many thanks to all who sat and will sit. I am grateful for your practice and I hope you all have a great weekend. Gassho David
    1. Genshin's Avatar
      Genshin -
      Thank you Jundo, Dosho and everyone that sat and will sit. Have a great weekend!

      Gassho
      Matt
    1. Kyonin's Avatar
      Kyonin -
      Thank you all who sat and will sit.

      Have a lovely weekend

      Gassho,

      Kyonin
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