NOTE: OUR INTERNET CONNECTION IS NOT YET STABLE HERE IN JAPAN, AND THERE IS A POSSIBILITY OF BEING UNABLE TO SUSTAIN OR OF LOSING THE SIGNAL AT ANY POINT DURING THE NETCAST OF THIS ZAZENKAI. FOR THAT REASON, PLEASE FOLLOW ALONG ON YOUR OWN IN CASE WE CANNOT MAINTAIN THE NETCAST. THANK YOU. OUR ZENDO ... MORE THAN SUFFICIENT, AS WE CAN SIT WITHIN EVEN A GRAIN OF DUST ... WILL BE A CORNER OF A ROOM LENT TO US BY A TRUE FRIEND IN OSAKA. GASSHO, JUNDO
NOTE THAT DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME HAS BEGUN IN THE U.S. and CANADA (IT WILL NOT COMMENCE IN EUROPE UNTIL MARCH 27th)
Please join our SPECIAL MEMORIAL ZAZENKAI for all those who lost their visible lives, those they love, as well as in dedication to all who are homeless tonight in northern Japan. The netcast will commence from 9am Japan time Saturday morning (that is New York 8pm, Los Angeles 5pm (Friday night), London midnight and Paris 1am (early Saturday morning))
... and to be visible at the following link during those times ...
LIVE ZAZENKAI NETCAST at USTREAM:
If not possible for you to join 'live' in your location at those times, the entire sitting is recorded in 'REAL TIME' and available for full participation at any time after that
LINK TO BE POSTED HERE AFTER LIVE SITTING
I shall chant today the SHARIRAIMON (Verse of Homage to Buddha's Relics) (once in Japanese ... the words are below if you wish to follow along) ... then, we shall continue in our usual way with the Heart Sutra in English and according to the schedule below.
Please join us at the following link ...
OUR SITTING SCHEDULE IS AS FOLLOWS (90 MINUTES):
00:00 - 00:20 CEREMONY (SHARIRAIMON in Japanese; HEART SUTRA in English ONLY) and Dedication
00:20 - 00:45 ZAZEN
00:45 - 00:55 KINHIN
00:55 - 01:25 ZAZEN
01:25 - 01:30 FOUR VOWS, & VERSE OF ATONEMENT
Please download and print out the words of the Chants we will recite at the following link:
JUNDO ONLY WILL CHANT THE SHARIRAIMON (Verse of Homage to Buddha's Relics) in Japanese ...
Gassho, to all joining in this sitting from near and far. Jundo