• June 13th-14th, 2014 Treeleaf Weekly Zazenkai

    NOTE: GOOGLE HAD SOME TECHNICAL NON-PROBLEM THIS WEEK WITH ITS RECORDING, SO I AM POSTING A RE-SIT OF A PRIOR WEEK TOO. HOWEVER, IT WAS NICE TO SEE A FULL HOUSE THIS WEEK, AND THANK YOU FOR THE LOVELY SIT.THIS SITTING WAS DEDICATED TO TROY'S MOTHER-IN-LAW AND FAMILY, ALL ALL FOLKS IN LIKE CIRCUMSTANCES TODAY.

    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


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4253suhNXxc
    http://youtu.be/hbJR098m3mk

    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 13th-14th, 2014 Treeleaf Weekly Zazenkai started by Jundo View original post
    Comments 29 Comments
    1. Genshin's Avatar
      Genshin -
      Thanks to all who sat and will sit.

      Gassho
      Genshin
    1. Taikyo's Avatar
      Taikyo -
      Thank you to all who sit
      Gassho
      Taikyo
    1. Heisoku's Avatar
      Heisoku -
      Thank you Jundo, Dosho and everyone sitting. Gassho Heisoku.
    1. Myoku's Avatar
      Myoku -
      Thank you everyone for your practice,
      much Metta to Troy and his family, may you all find peace.
      Gassho
      Myoku
    1. Ishin's Avatar
      Ishin -
      Thank you everyone seen and unseen, and thank you palmolive.
      Gassho
      C
    1. Meishin's Avatar
      Meishin -
      Thank you.

      Gasho
      John
    1. Gi Shu-George's Avatar
      Gi Shu-George -
      Thank you all for this sitting
      Gassho
      Gi Shu-George
    1. Byokan's Avatar
      Byokan -
      Thank you dear Sangha!
      (sat the palmolive version, it is fine )

      Gassho
      Lisa
    1. Kokuu's Avatar
      Kokuu -
      Rather late sitting this week. Thank you!

      Gassho
      Andy
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