• February 21-22nd, 2014 Treeleaf Weekly Zazenkai (HOSTED BY KYONIN, LIVE FROM MEXICO!)

    TODAY'S SITTING IS THE NORMAL SCHEDULE, but will be HOSTED BY KYONIN LIVE FROM MEXICO, assisted by our Ino Dosho!

    Due to technical non-problems, please self time the last sitting of the day (and recite Verse of Atonement and Four Vows). Video cuts off early at end.

    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


    Due to technical non-problems, please self time the last sitting of the day (and recite Verse of Atonement and Four Vows). Video cuts off early at end.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRKYzVYBR_A#t=4676

    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 or Spanish) 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: February 21-22nd, 2014 Treeleaf Weekly Zazenkai (HOSTED BY KYONIN, LIVE FROM MEXICO!) started by Jundo View original post
    Comments 32 Comments
    1. Myosha's Avatar
      Myosha -

      "To sleep . . .perchance to. . .sit."


      ​ Thanks to all.


      Gassho,
      Myosha
    1. Kyonin's Avatar
      Kyonin -
      If you want to see tonight's partial zazenkai with Kyonin and his world famous sleeping laptop, here's the video.

    1. Taikyo's Avatar
      Taikyo -
      Well done Kyonin great stuff. Thank you to both you & Dosho.Thanks to all who sat,who are sitting & will sit. Gassho Taikyo


      Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    1. Myozan Kodo's Avatar
      Myozan Kodo -
      Great work! Thanks and deep bows brothers.
      Gassho
      Myozan
    1. Jundo's Avatar
      Jundo -
      That was wonderful guys. Thank you for filling in. I put back the link to Kyonin's sitting, with a note ...

      Due to technical non-problems, please self time the last sitting of the day (and recite Verse of Atonement and Four Vows). Video cuts off early at end.

      All just fine.

      Gassho, Jundo
    1. Myoku's Avatar
      Myoku -
      What a wonderful imperfection, lovely, thank you and deep bows
      Gassho
      Myoku
    1. Matt's Avatar
      Matt -
      Sitting this one now. Gassho, Matt J
    1. Kokuu's Avatar
      Kokuu -
      Good job, Kyonin! Thank you.

      Gassho
      Andy
    1. Kyonin's Avatar
      Kyonin -
      Thank you guys.

      My little Linux laptop just learned how to be awake from now on

      Gassho,

      Kyonin
    1. TimF's Avatar
      TimF -
      Just sat with you all today and it was wonderful....regardless of the Lazy Linux Laptop...lol! Well done and many thanks, Kyonin!

      Gassho,
      Tim
    1. Geika's Avatar
      Geika -
      Just sat. Thank you, Kyonin and Dosho, and everyone, for your practice.
    1. Risho's Avatar
      Risho -
      Muchas gracias!

      Gassho,

      Risho
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