• November 8th-9th, 2013 Treeleaf Weekly Zazenkai

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    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 7pm, Los Angeles 4pm (Friday night), London midnight and Paris 1am (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/0U2MF8a2sMQ

    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: November 8th-9th, 2013 Treeleaf Weekly Zazenkai started by Jundo View original post
    Comments 28 Comments
    1. odiedoodie's Avatar
      odiedoodie -
      Hi
      Thank you for the weekly Zazenkai. I look forward to them every week.
      I will be there.
      Gassho,
      Jon T
    1. Juki's Avatar
      Juki -
      I will be there live.

      Gassho,
      William
    1. Koshin's Avatar
      Koshin -
      Will try to be there live if work allows, if not, will sit with you later in the evening

      Gassho
    1. Joyo's Avatar
      Joyo -
      Thank you, I so look forward to Zazenkai, and I will try to partake this week

      Gassho
      Treena
    1. Dosho's Avatar
      Dosho -
      I'll be here.

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

      Gassho
      Shingen
    1. Kyonin's Avatar
      Kyonin -
      I will be there, of course.

      Gassho,

      Kyonin
    1. Myosha's Avatar
      Myosha -
      Here there, here. (there)


      ​Gassho,
      Edward
    1. gwz's Avatar
      gwz -
      i'm invisibly present.
    1. Clark's Avatar
      Clark -
      Thank you all who will sit. It was nice to finally be able to do this live.

      Gassho
      C
    1. Shingen's Avatar
      Shingen -
      Wonderful sitting with you all, thank you. Have a great weekend.

      Gassho
      Shingen
    1. Juki's Avatar
      Juki -
      Had some connection issues with G+, so I followed along on the stream. I finally got in at the start of Kinhin. Thanks to all who sat or will sit later. Thank you all for your practice, which inspires me to continue my own practice. Gassho, William
    1. Daitetsu's Avatar
      Daitetsu -
      That was lovely, thanks a lot, guys!
      Not used to sitting that late anymore (time zone CET), but it was fine.

      Enjoy your weekend!

      Gassho,

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

      And great to finally "see" you Timo!

      Gassho,
      Dosho
    1. Myosha's Avatar
      Myosha -
      Thanks to all.


      Gassho,
      Edward
    1. Joyo's Avatar
      Joyo -
      I also had connection issues with g+, but I sat along with you all anyway. Thanks everyone.

      Gassho,
      Treena
    1. Taikyo's Avatar
      Taikyo -
      Thanks to all who sat and will sit.I hope you all have a great weekend and everyone keeps safe and well.
      Gassho
      David
    1. Genshin's Avatar
      Genshin -
      Thank you everyone.

      Gassho
      Matt
    1. willow's Avatar
      willow -
      Thanks to all who sat/will sit.

      Gassho

      Willow
    1. Myoku's Avatar
      Myoku -
      Gassho and thank you everyone,
      Myoku
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