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    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




    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
    Last edited by Jundo; 12-21-2013 at 12:46 AM.
    ALL OF LIFE IS OUR TEMPLE

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    I will be there live. =)

    Gassho
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    As a trainee priest, please take any commentary by me on matters of the Dharma with a pinch of salt.

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    Treeleaf Unsui/Engineer Kyonin's Avatar
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    Will be there too!

    Gassho,

    Kyonin
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    The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few, or the one. Mr. Spock

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    Senior Member Juki's Avatar
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    I will be there live, as well.

    Gassho,
    William
    "First you have to give up." Tyler Durden

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    I am about 92.5% sure I will be sitting live as well.

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    I'll be there.
    Shinzan

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    I'll be here.

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    I am learning, but please take what I say with a
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    I will try to be there live

    Gassho,
    Treena

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    The small percentage won again. Wont be live. will sit with the Bodhi Tree group on Sunday morning.

    Gassho,

    Chuck

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    Google is not recognizing me as an administrator.
    Last edited by Jundo; 12-20-2013 at 11:21 PM.
    ALL OF LIFE IS OUR TEMPLE

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jundo View Post
    Google is not recognizing me as an administrator. May nbe s
    Did someone change the password?
    Please remember I am only a priest in training. I could be wrong in everything I say. Slap me if needed.

    The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few, or the one. Mr. Spock

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    Treeleaf Unsui Dosho's Avatar
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    That's odd...I checked and it says you are.

    Gassho,
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    With your help and guidance from Jundo & Taigu
    I am learning, but please take what I say with a
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    Senior Member Juki's Avatar
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    I will start sitting, and wait.

    Gassho,
    William
    "First you have to give up." Tyler Durden

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    No go for me. Will start sitting and check back in a few minutes.

    髭 Sekishi / Eric

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    Treeleaf Unsui/Engineer Kyonin's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by William Anderson View Post
    I will start sitting, and wait.

    Gassho,
    William
    Sitting as well...
    Please remember I am only a priest in training. I could be wrong in everything I say. Slap me if needed.

    The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few, or the one. Mr. Spock

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    Also sitting

    gassho,
    Treena

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    Sitting.
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    I am learning, but please take what I say with a
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dosho View Post
    Sitting.
    Diddo ... sitting.

    Gassho
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    Dosho,

    Should we start a side-Hangout?
    Please remember I am only a priest in training. I could be wrong in everything I say. Slap me if needed.

    The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few, or the one. Mr. Spock

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    Just sit.

    Quote Originally Posted by Kyonin View Post
    Dosho,

    Should we start a side-Hangout?
    Shudo Dosho - Ordained Priest-in-Training
    With your help and guidance from Jundo & Taigu
    I am learning, but please take what I say with a
    grain of salt, especially in matters of the Dharma.

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    We are all together, whether we can see each other or not.
    Shudo Dosho - Ordained Priest-in-Training
    With your help and guidance from Jundo & Taigu
    I am learning, but please take what I say with a
    grain of salt, especially in matters of the Dharma.

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    If you have been sitting since the top of the hour, make sure to do some kinhin. Do the same at the top of the next hour.
    Shudo Dosho - Ordained Priest-in-Training
    With your help and guidance from Jundo & Taigu
    I am learning, but please take what I say with a
    grain of salt, especially in matters of the Dharma.

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    Thank you.


    Gassho,
    Edward
    Practice with humility, respect all beings, avoid attachments, give rise to prajña from your own awareness, put an end to delusions - Hui-neng

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    Checked in no feed, but will sit with you all now anyway

    Gassho, John

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    Waiting, will sit now.
    Gassho
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    VERSE OF ATONEMENT

    All harmful words, thoughts, and acts ever committed by me since of Old,

    On account of beginning-less greed, anger, and ignorance,

    Born of my body, mouth and mind,

    Now I atone for them all.

    FOUR VOWS (3x)

    To save all sentient beings, though beings numberless.

    To transform all delusions, though delusions inexhaustible.

    To perceive Reality, though Reality is boundless.

    To attain the Enlightened Way, a Way non-attainable.
    Shudo Dosho - Ordained Priest-in-Training
    With your help and guidance from Jundo & Taigu
    I am learning, but please take what I say with a
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    Thank you everyone...so wonderful to sit with you.

    Gassho,
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    With your help and guidance from Jundo & Taigu
    I am learning, but please take what I say with a
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    Thank you everyone, great sitting with you. Have a good weekend. =)

    Gassho
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    As a trainee priest, please take any commentary by me on matters of the Dharma with a pinch of salt.

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    Thanks to all 43 of you, (ah, but numberless) sitting together just now.
    Shinzan

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    Sometimes, we need to be reminded that Zazenkai does not happen on Google Plus. It happens in the here and now. It happens in this moment, which we all share together. I see all the usual faces tonight. We sit together enough that I know what you look like and I knew that you were on a zafu beside me. I am grateful for your practice and your support.

    I set a timer and followed the schedule. Recited the Heart Sutra, the Verse of Atonement and the Four Vows. During the second period of Zazen, my little girl kitty, Echo, chanted a Sutra of her own in the hallway for me. I hope you all enjoyed that.

    Gassho,
    William
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    Thank you all for your practice. Although we did not see each other, I understand that when we sit Zazen, we sit with all Buddhas and dharma ancestors, and I have never seen them either. All is Buddha! _/|\_

    Gassho,
    Eric

    髭 Sekishi / Eric

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    Sorry about that. I tested the system twice this week, and it was working. There is something about the conditions today that were different and I need to figure out.

    Good to sit with you all. Martin, one of our sitters in Tsukuba, was also sitting with me in the Zendo today.

    Gassho, J
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    Thank you everyone. It was a nice sitting with you, and yep Eric you're right, when we sit everyone sits. And wow, 43 Shinzan? That's awesome. I thought there wasn't even one.

    Gassho, John

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    Thank you all for sitting.

    We are always together. Same planet, same roof, one Buddha.

    Gassho,

    Kyonin
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    Thank you everyone. Yes, we were still all together. Have a great weekend everyone.

    Gassho,
    Treena

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    Thanks to all who sat, are sitting, and will sit. Past, present, future all are one - so what are technical hitches!!!
    Gassho,
    Taikyo


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    Thanks Jundo. Thanks all.
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    Thanks to all.


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    Thank you everyone,
    Gassho
    Myoku

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    Sitting this one right now. Gassho, Matt J

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    Thank you everyone

    Gassho
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    I never seem to make it here on Saturday. So I sat Sunday as usual....also live.

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    Thank you everyone!
    Gassho, Björn


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    Thank you for the opportunity to sit together.

    Gassho.

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    Thank you all for your practice and this sitting together.

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