• Sangha RSS Feed

    by Published on 12-08-2013 09:21 PM  Number of Views: 8992 
    Article Preview



    WELCOME ...

    ... to our TREELEAF 'AT HOME' Two Day 'ALL ONLINE' ROHATSU (Buddha's Enlightenment Day) RETREAT, being held by LIVE NETCAST on Saturday/Sunday December 7th and 8th, 2013 (though starting Friday night in some time zones).

    Please 'sit-a-long' with the LIVE NETCAST at the times below ... to be visible "live" on our Treeleaf Google+ Page during those hours:

    LINK TO TREELEAF GOOGLE+ PAGE to SIT LIVE IS HERE!

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

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


    and please review the various RETREAT POINTERS HERE(LINK to PDF).


    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 (90 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.

    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 ...
    by Published on 06-10-2013 03:57 PM  Number of Views: 4037 
    Article Preview

    This Sunday June 9th (Sunday 10 AM Eastern Time, 7AM Pacific Time in North America, 3pm London Time and 4pm Paris Time), our Sangha will welcome new novice priests through the ritual of 'Shukke Tokudo' Homeleaving Ordination. ...
    Published on 06-14-2012 05:06 AM  Number of Views: 2076 

    ...

  • Recent Forum Posts

    kirkmc

    "Prescribed" zazen

    If you want the research, books by James Austin, such as Zen and the Brain, give it, in spades. It's pretty heavy going, but some of his other books are

    kirkmc Today, 08:59 AM Go to last post
    Washin

    Friday is an Auspicious Zeniversary

    Thank you, Juki

    Gassho,
    Washin
    st-lah

    Washin Today, 08:42 AM Go to last post
    Heiso

    Living Earth

    Thanks Doshin, I'll have a listen. Sounds like an interesting day.

    Gassho

    Heiso
    StLah

    Sent from my E5823

    Heiso Today, 06:45 AM Go to last post
    Jundo

    "Simple Living" - Chapters 96 and 98

    Just jump in if joining, no "catch up" ... just today is today ...

    I will include chapter headings, as we discovered some differences

    Jundo Today, 03:39 AM Go to last post
    Jundo

    "Prescribed" zazen

    Hi Meian,

    Yes, give it a sit.

    I also say that, whether or not Zazen or some kind of mindfulness meditation can improve symptoms

    Jundo Today, 03:26 AM Go to last post