• June 20th-21st, 2014 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


    http://youtu.be/mVgltqXx3Qo

    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: June 20th-21st, 2014 Treeleaf Weekly Zazenkai started by Jundo View original post
    Comments 27 Comments
    1. Shingen's Avatar
      Shingen -
      Thank you Jundo, I will be there. =)

      Gassho
      Shingen
    1. Daizan's Avatar
      Daizan -
      Will be here

      Gassho Daizan
    1. Kyonin's Avatar
      Kyonin -
      I'll be there!

      Gassho,

      Kyonin
    1. Juki's Avatar
      Juki -
      I will be among the usual suspects.

      Gassho,
      Juki
    1. Shinzan's Avatar
      Shinzan -
      I and my usual computer gremlins will be in the lineup too.
      _/\_ Shinzan
    1. Yugen's Avatar
      Yugen -
      See you there!

      Deep bows
      Yugen
    1. Myosha's Avatar
      Myosha -
      Participating.


      Gassho,
      Myosha
    1. Dosho's Avatar
      Dosho -
      I'm here!

      Gassho,
      Dosho
    1. Ishin's Avatar
      Ishin -
      Thank you everyone.
      Gassho
      C
    1. Shingen's Avatar
      Shingen -
      Thank you Jundo and everyone ... was great to see you all. Also nice to see our newcomer Rich at the table. =) Have a great weekend.

      Gassho
      Shingen
    1. Juki's Avatar
      Juki -
      Thanks you, Jundo and Yugen. Thanks to all who sat live or who will sit later.

      Gassho,
      Juki
    1. Myosha's Avatar
      Myosha -
      Happy Summer/Not Winter and Winter/Not Summer Solstice!

      Thanks to all.


      Gassho,
      Myosha
    1. Daizan's Avatar
      Daizan -
      Thank you

      Happy to hear Dosho has his travel docs


      Gassho Daizan
    1. Dosho's Avatar
      Dosho -
      Thanks Jundo, Yugen, and everyone!

      Apologies if my coming and going was disruptive. I kept getting kicked offline.

      Daizan: Jundo was speaking of Kyonin, so I don't have my passport just yet. But it should get here in time with room to spare.

      Gassho,
      Dosho
    1. Kyonin's Avatar
      Kyonin -
      Thanks to all who sat and will sit.

      Have a wonderful weekend!

      And yes, I have everything now ready for the retreat!

      Gassho,

      Kyonin
    1. Taikyo's Avatar
      Taikyo -
      Thank you to all who sit
      Gassho
      Taikyo
    1. Genshin's Avatar
      Genshin -
      Thank you Jundo, Yugen and all sitting.

      Have a great weekend.

      Gassho,
      Genshin
    1. Heisoku's Avatar
      Heisoku -
      Thank you Jundo, Yugen and everyone sitting.

      Gassho. Heisoku.
    1. Shinzan's Avatar
      Shinzan -
      Thanks, everyone. Due to interruptions here, I'll sit later.
      Shinzan
    1. Roland's Avatar
      Roland -
      Thank you for sitting, and also, I really love our beautiful temple.

      Gassho,

      Roland
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