• December 20th-21st, 2013 Treeleaf Weekly Zazenkai

    NOTE: BECAUSE OF (AGAIN) INTERNET NON-COOPERATION, THE BELOW IS A RESIT OF AN EARLIER 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 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/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: December 20th-21st, 2013 Treeleaf Weekly Zazenkai started by Jundo View original post
    Comments 45 Comments
    1. Shingen's Avatar
      Shingen -
      I will be there live. =)

      Gassho
      Shingen
    1. Kyonin's Avatar
      Kyonin -
      Will be there too!

      Gassho,

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

      Gassho,
      William
    1. Daijo's Avatar
      Daijo -
      I am about 92.5% sure I will be sitting live as well.
    1. Shinzan's Avatar
      Shinzan -
      I'll be there.
      Shinzan
    1. Dosho's Avatar
      Dosho -
      I'll be here.

      Gassho,
      Dosho
    1. Joyo's Avatar
      Joyo -
      I will try to be there live

      Gassho,
      Treena
    1. Daijo's Avatar
      Daijo -
      The small percentage won again. Wont be live. will sit with the Bodhi Tree group on Sunday morning.

      Gassho,

      Chuck
    1. Jundo's Avatar
      Jundo -
      Google is not recognizing me as an administrator.
    1. Kyonin's Avatar
      Kyonin -
      Quote Originally Posted by Jundo View Post
      Google is not recognizing me as an administrator. May nbe s
      Did someone change the password?
    1. Dosho's Avatar
      Dosho -
      That's odd...I checked and it says you are.

      Gassho,
      Dosho
    1. Juki's Avatar
      Juki -
      I will start sitting, and wait.

      Gassho,
      William
    1. Sekishi's Avatar
      Sekishi -
      No go for me. Will start sitting and check back in a few minutes.
    1. Kyonin's Avatar
      Kyonin -
      Quote Originally Posted by William Anderson View Post
      I will start sitting, and wait.

      Gassho,
      William
      Sitting as well...
    1. Joyo's Avatar
      Joyo -
      Also sitting

      gassho,
      Treena
    1. Dosho's Avatar
      Dosho -
      Sitting.
    1. Shingen's Avatar
      Shingen -
      Quote Originally Posted by Dosho View Post
      Sitting.
      Diddo ... sitting.

      Gassho
      Shingen
    1. Kyonin's Avatar
      Kyonin -
      Dosho,

      Should we start a side-Hangout?
    1. Dosho's Avatar
      Dosho -
      Just sit.

      Quote Originally Posted by Kyonin View Post
      Dosho,

      Should we start a side-Hangout?
    1. Dosho's Avatar
      Dosho -
      We are all together, whether we can see each other or not.
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