TREELEAF SANGHA online 2-DAY ANGO-JUKAI-ROHATSU RETREAT -- 2010 --

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WELCOME ...

... to our TREELEAF 'AT HOME' Two Day 'ALL ONLINE' ROHATSU (Buddha's Enlightenment Day) RETREAT, being  held by LIVE NETCAST on the weekend of December 4 and 5, 2010
Please 'sit-a-long' with the LIVE NETCAST at the times below ... to be visible at the following link during those hours ...
LIVE RETREAT NETCAST at USTREAM:

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/sit-a-long-with-jundo

 


HOWEVER,
 you may still join the Retreat and sit-a-long at ANY AND ALL TIME afterby the real time recorded version below (no different from the original!). 

The full sitting schedule is below, and you may download our CHANT BOOK HERE(PDF):


https://sites.google.com/site/jundotree ... ects=0&d=1

and various RETREAT POINTERS HERE(PDF):


https://sites.google.com/site/jundotree ... ects=0&d=1


Recordings of each segment are posted below in time order ... and if we drop from mind all thought of 'now' 'then' 'here' and 'there' ... we will all be sitting together right when and where you are

This Retreat celebrates the 'official' closure of our ANGO (100 day Special Practice Season) at Treeleaf, is a part of current preparations for our JUKAI (Undertaking the Precepts) Ceremony in January, and marks ROHATSU ... the traditional holiday in Japan celebrating the time of the Buddha's Enlightenment. Our Sittings are especially dedicated to our Teacher, Gudo Wafu Nishijima, who turns 91 years old this week!

Jundo will be guiding the first day of sitting on Saturday, and Taigu on Sunday.

In case of technical problems, please just go along as best you can with the schedule ... we sit with "what is".. .

OF COURSE, EVERYTHING IN MODERATION ... if the sitting ever feels too much, be sure to walk lots and lots of Kinhin (even if during a sitting period). And if the whole retreat becomes too much, or you feel ill, you may slow down ... , spread things out, shorten the sittings ... or STOP! Be sure that you have someone close by whom you can call, or who can check on you from time to time. If there is any question about health, do not take any chances!

Please write and let us know how it goes. Gassho, Jundo & Taigu

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DAY 1 UNIT 1
(Live Netcast: Start = FRIDAY NY 4pm London 9pm / End = FRIDAY NY 6:55pm, London 11:55pm)
(ALL TIMES APPROXIMATE)

DAY 1
06:00-06:50 AM Entrance by Officiant (Jundo) & Zazen. If you usually wear a Rakusu, DO NOT wear it yet (keep it in its bag) until Takkesage (Kesa Verse) later in morning.
06:50-07:00 Kinhin* (All Kinhin times can be bathroom break)
07:00-07:35 Zazen
07:35-07:45 Kinhin


RECORDING OF ABOVE IS HERE:
07:45-08:25 Zazen + Kesa Verse
08:25-08:55 "Long" Service.Please follow along in the Sutra Books that will be provided. Floor prostrations when hear ching-ching-ching-ching- ching roll of bell.
08:55-09:20 REST PERIOD


RECORDING OF ABOVE IS HERE:

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DAY 1 UNIT 2
(Live Netcast: Start=FRIDAY NY 7:20pm London SATURDAY 12:20am /End=FRIDAY NY 7:50pm, SATURDAY London 12:50am)

09:20-09:50 Oryoki Bring you bowls and small table before start.
09:50-10:30 Samu/Rest Period Mindfully wash and repack Oryoki bowls.


RECORDING OF ABOVE IS HERE:

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DAY 1 UNIT 3
(Live Netcast: Start=FRIDAY NY 8:30pm London SATURDAY 1:30am /End=FRIDAY NY 10:45pm, SATURDAY London 3:45am)


10:30-11:10 Zazen
11:10-11:20 Kinhin
11:20-12:00 Zazen &Dharma Talk Chant Gatha on Opening & Closing Sutra


RECORDING OF THE ABOVE IS HERE:

12:00-12:10 Kinhin
12:10-12:45 Zazen
12:45-13:10 REST PERIOD


RECORDING OF THE ABOVE IS HERE:
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DAY 1 UNIT 4
(Live Netcast: Start=FRIDAY NY 11:10pm London SATURDAY 4:10am /End=FRIDAY NY 11:40pm, SATURDAY London 4:40am)

13:10-13:40 Oryoki Bring you bowls and small table before start.
13:40-14:30 Samu/Rest Period Mindfully wash and repack Oryoki bowls.


RECORDING OF THE ABOVE IS HERE:
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DAY 1 UNIT 5
(Live Netcast: Start=SATURDAY NY 12:30am London 5:30am /End=SATURDAY NY 1:30am, London 6:30am)


14:30-15:00 Samu Work Practice Indoor if night time, Outdoor if daytime and possible
15:00-16:00 REST PERIOD


RECORDING OF THE ABOVE IS HERE:
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DAY 1 UNIT 6
(Live Netcast: Start=SATURDAY NY 2:00am London 7:00am /End=SATURDAY NY 4:25am, London 9:25am)

16:00-16:40 Zazen
16:40-16:50 Kinhin
16:50-17:40 Zazen & Dharma Talk Chant Gatha on Opening & Closing Sutra


RECORDING OF THE ABOVE IS HERE:

17:40-17:50 Kinhin
17:50-18:25 Zazen
18:25-19:00 REST PERIOD


RECORDING OF THE ABOVE IS HERE:
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DAY 1 UNIT 7
(Live Netcast: Start=SATURDAY NY 5:00am London 10:00am /End=SATURDAY NY 5:30am, London 10:30am)

19:00-19:30 Oryoki Bring you bowls and small table before start.
19:30-20:10 Samu/Rest Period Mindfully wash and repack Oryoki bowls.


RECORDING OF THE ABOVE IS HERE:
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DAY 1 UNIT 8
(Live Netcast: Start=SATURDAY NY 6:10am London 11:10am /End=SATURDAY NY 6:40am, London 11:40am)

20:10-20:40 Samu Work Practice Indoor if night time, Outdoor if daytime and possible
20:40-21:00 REST PERIOD


RECORDING OF THE ABOVE IS HERE:
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DAY 1 UNIT 9
(Live Netcast: Start=SATURDAY NY 7:00am London Noon /End=SATURDAY NY 9:30am, London 2:30pm)

21:00-21:50 "Short" Service & Zazen Please follow along in the Sutra Books that will be provided. Floor prostrations when here ching-ching-ching-ching- ching roll of bell.
21:50-22:00 Kinhin
22:00-22:40 Zazen &Dharma Talk Chant Gatha on Opening & Closing Sutra
22:40-22:50 Kinhin
22:50-23:30 Metta Chant & Zazen Close with Verse of Atonement & Four Vows


RECORDING OF THE ABOVE IS HERE:
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DAY 1 UNIT 10
( No Live Netcast from SATURDAY NY 9:30am London 2:30pm to NY 4:00pm, London 9:00pm)
PLEASE CATCH UP WITH MISSED OVERNIGHT UNITS!

(Optional: Waza = Tradition of 'All Night Zazen' ... but we recommend you sleep instead. 
See you in the morning)

23:30 PM-
(Day 2)
05:30 AM
BATH & SLEEP


NO RECORDING OF ABOVE


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DAY 2 UNIT 1
(Live Netcast: Start = SATURDAY NY 4pm London 9pm / End = SATURDAY NY 6:55pm, London 11:55pm)
(ALL TIMES APPROXIMATE)

06:00-06:40 AM Zazen Begin sitting without instruction. If you usually wear a Rakusu, DO NOT wear it yet (keep it in its bag) until Takkesage (Kesa Verse) later in morning.
06:40-07:00 Long (20 minute) Kinhin*
07:00-07:35 Zazen
07:35-07:45 Kinhin


RECORDING OF THE ABOVE IS HERE:

07:45-08:25 Zazen + Kesa Verse When instructed, place on Kesa and recite Kesa Verse. All others, hands in Gassho.
08:25-08:55 "Long" Service Please follow along in the Sutra Books that will be provided. Floor prostrations when hear ching-ching-ching-ching- ching roll of bell.
08:55-09:20 REST PERIOD


RECORDING OF THE ABOVE IS HERE:
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DAY 2 UNIT 2
(Live Netcast:Start=SATURDAY NY 7:20pm London SUNDAY 12:20am/End=SATURDAY NY 7:50pm, SUNDAY London 12:50am)

09:20-09:50 Oryoki Bring you bowls and small table before start.
09:50-10:30 Samu/Rest Period Mindfully wash and repack Oryoki bowls.


RECORDING OF THE ABOVE IS HERE:
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DAY 2 UNIT 3
(Live Netcast: Start=SATURDAY NY 8:30pm London SUNDAY 1:30am/End=SATURDAY NY 10:45pm, SUNDAY London 3:45am)


10:30-11:10 Zazen
11:10-11:20 Kinhin
11:20-12:00 Zazen & Dharma Talk Chant Gatha on Opening & Closing Sutra

NOTE: DUE TO TECHNICAL ISSUES (Taigu forgot to push the start button on the recorder :-) ), THE FOLLOWING RECORDING IS ONLY THE LAST ZAZEN SITTING AND TALK OF THE ABOVE. SO, PLEASE "SELF-SIT" DURING THE FIRST ZAZEN AND KINHIN. 
RECORDING OF THE ABOVE IS HERE:
12:00-12:10 Kinhin
12:10-12:45 Zazen
12:45-13:10 REST PERIOD


RECORDING OF THE ABOVE IS HERE:
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DAY 2 UNIT 4
(Live Netcast:Start=SATURDAY NY 11:10pm London SUNDAY 4:10am/End=SATURDAY NY 11:40pm, SUNDAY London 4:40am)

13:10-13:40 Oryoki Bring you bowls and small table before start.
13:40-14:30 Samu/Rest Period Mindfully wash and repack Oryoki bowls.


RECORDING OF THE ABOVE IS HERE:
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DAY 2 UNIT 5
(Live Netcast: Start=SUNDAY NY 12:30am London 5:30am /End=SUNDAY NY 1:30am, London 6:30am)

14:30-15:30 Samu Work Practice Indoor if night time, Outdoor if daytime and possible
15:30-16:00 REST PERIOD


RECORDING OF THE ABOVE IS HERE:
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DAY 2 UNIT 6
(Live Netcast: Start=SUNDAY NY 2:00am London 7:00am /End=SUNDAY NY 4:00 am, London 9:00am)

16:00-16:40 Zazen
16:40-16:50 Kinhin
16:50-17:20 Zazen & Dharma Talk Chant Gatha on Opening & Closing Sutra
17:20-17:30 Kinhin
17:30-18:00 Zazen
18:00-19:00 REST PERIOD


RECORDING OF THE ABOVE IS HERE:
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DAY 2 UNIT 9
(Live Netcast: Start=SUNDAY NY 5:00am London 10:00am /End=SUNDAY NY 7:30am, London 12:30pm)

19:00-19:50 "Short" Service & Zazen Please follow along in the Sutra Books that will be provided. Floor prostrations when here ching-ching-ching-ching- ching roll of bell.
19:50-20:00 Kinhin
20:00-20:40 Zazen & Dharma Talk Chant Gatha on Opening & Closing Sutra
20:40-20:50 Kinhin
20:50-21:30 Fukanzazengi & Zazen
CLOSING WORDS Close with Verse of Atonement & Four Vows


RECORDING OF THE ABOVE IS HERE:
Nine Bows to All Who Sat This Retreat Together ...




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Thank you, Jundo, Taigu and all that have and will sit!! Deep bows!!

Gassho
Shohei

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