July 2nd, 2011- OUR MONTHLY 4-hour ZAZENKAI!

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  • Jundo
    Treeleaf Founder and Priest
    • Apr 2006
    • 39419

    July 2nd, 2011- OUR MONTHLY 4-hour ZAZENKAI!

    Dear All,

    PLEASE NOTE THAT WE HAVE MOVED OUR NETCAST FROM USTREAM to JUSTIN.TV! CLICK ON LINKS BELOW:

    Please 'sit-a-long' with our MONTHLY 4-hour ZAZENKAI, netcast LIVE 8am to noon Japan time Saturday morning (that is New York 7pm to 11pm, Los Angeles 4pm to 8pm (Friday night), London midnight to 4am and Paris 1am to 5am (early Saturday morning)) ... and visible at the following link during those times ...

    LIVE ZAZENKAI NETCAST at JUSTIN.TV:
    REMEMBER TO CLICK ON "FULL SCREEN" VERSION!

    http://www.justin.tv/treeleafzen

    But FEAR NOT if not possible for you to join 'live' in your location at those times, as the entire sitting is recorded in 'REAL TIME' and available for full participation 'ON DEMAND' at ANY TIME after that, no different from the 'live' sitting . Just click then on the links below:

    THE 'REAL TIME, ANY TIME' recorded version is divided into 3 parts as follows (click on the links) :

    00:00 - 00:50 CEREMONY (HEART SUTRA / SANDOKAI IN ENGLISH) & ZAZEN
    00:50 - 01:00 KINHIN
    01:00 - 01:30 ZAZEN
    01:30 - 01:50 KINHIN
    ZAZENKAI PART I LINK:

    http://www.justin.tv/treeleafzen/b/289578295

    01:50 - 02:30 DHARMA TALK & ZAZEN
    02:30 - 02:40 KINHIN
    TALK & ZAZEN PART 2 LINK:
    http://www.justin.tv/treeleafzen/b/289578377

    02:40 - 03:15 ZAZEN
    03:15 - 03:30 KINHIN
    03:30 - 04:00 METTA CHANT & ZAZEN, VERSE OF ATONEMENT, FOUR VOWS, & CLOSING
    ZAZENKAI PART 3 LINK:
    http://www.justin.tv/treeleafzen/b/289578509
    Our Zazenkai consists of our chanting the 'Heart Sutra' and the 'Identity of Relative and Absolute (Sandokai)' in English (please download our Chant Book at the link below), some full floor prostrations (please follow along with me ... or a simple Gassho can be substituted if you wish), a little talk by me ... and we close with the 'Metta Chant', followed at the end with the 'Verse of Atonement' and 'The Four Vows'. Oh, and lots and lots of Zazen and walkin' Kinhin in between!

    Please download and print out the Chant Book (PDF) at the following link:

    viewtopic.php?f=11&t=2231

    I STRONGLY SUGGEST THAT YOU POSITION YOUR ZAFU ON THE FLOOR IN A PLACE WHERE YOU ARE NOT STARING DIRECTLY AT THE COMPUTER SCREEN, BUT CAN GLANCE OVER AND SEE THE SCREEN WHEN NECESSARY. YOUR ZAFU SHOULD ALSO BE IN A POSITION WHERE YOU CAN SEE THE COMPUTER SCREEN WHILE STANDING IN FRONT OF THE ZAFU FOR THE CEREMONIES, AND HAVE ROOM FOR BOWING AND KINHIN.

    ALSO, REMEMBER TO SET YOUR COMPUTER (& SCREEN SAVER) SO THAT IT DOES NOT SHUT OFF DURING THE 4 HOURS.


    I hope you will join us ... an open Zafu is waiting. When we drop all thought of 'here' 'there' 'now' 'then' ... we are sitting all together!

    Gassho, Jundo
    ALL OF LIFE IS OUR TEMPLE
  • Dosho
    Member
    • Jun 2008
    • 5784

    #2
    Re: July 2nd, 2011- OUR MONTHLY 4-hour ZAZENKAI!

    Looking forward to it!

    Gassho,
    Dosho

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    • Dosho
      Member
      • Jun 2008
      • 5784

      #3
      Re: July 2nd, 2011- OUR MONTHLY 4-hour ZAZENKAI!

      I'll be in the zen hall during the live broadcst, in case anyone wants to join me.

      G, D

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      • Geika
        Treeleaf Unsui
        • Jan 2010
        • 4980

        #4
        Re: July 2nd, 2011- OUR MONTHLY 4-hour ZAZENKAI!

        Joining in at 5:29 PM Pacific Time.
        求道芸化 Kyūdō Geika
        I am just a priest-in-training, please do not take anything I say as a teaching.

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        • Dosho
          Member
          • Jun 2008
          • 5784

          #5
          Re: July 2nd, 2011- OUR MONTHLY 4-hour ZAZENKAI!

          Thanks to all who sat, are sitting, or will sit.

          Deep bows to you and your practice.

          Gassho,
          Dosho

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          • Dokan
            Friend of Treeleaf
            • Dec 2010
            • 1222

            #6
            Re: July 2nd, 2011- OUR MONTHLY 4-hour ZAZENKAI!

            Thank you for your commitment to our practice Jundo!

            Thank you for sitting with me Dosho, Shinko, Amelia & Chessie and to all who will sit!

            Gassho,

            Shawn

            PS - I was able to download & convert the talk Jundo so we will be able to continue turning the zazenkai talks into podcasts as well on our new format!! Should be up on treeleaf.podbean.com in a few minutes!
            We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
            ~Anaïs Nin

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            • Jundo
              Treeleaf Founder and Priest
              • Apr 2006
              • 39419

              #7
              Re: July 2nd, 2011- OUR MONTHLY 4-hour ZAZENKAI!

              Originally posted by shards
              PS - I was able to download & convert the talk Jundo so we will be able to continue turning the zazenkai talks into podcasts as well on our new format!! Should be up on treeleaf.podbean.com in a few minutes!
              Thank you, Shards, and thank you everyone who sat with all of us.

              It appears that Justin.TV only keeps the old netcast videos for a week, so they will fade into impermanence even faster!

              Gassho, Jundo
              ALL OF LIFE IS OUR TEMPLE

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              • Myoku
                Member
                • Jul 2010
                • 1487

                #8
                Re: July 2nd, 2011- OUR MONTHLY 4-hour ZAZENKAI!

                _()_
                Peter

                ...and all the best for the finger!

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                • Heisoku
                  Member
                  • Jun 2010
                  • 1338

                  #9
                  Re: July 2nd, 2011- OUR MONTHLY 4-hour ZAZENKAI!

                  Thank you Jundo.

                  You clarified the practice really well. ...and I should have sat this zazenkai before posting on the Book Club thread!
                  Best wishes to you and your family.
                  Heisoku 平 息
                  Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home. (Basho)

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                  • Nenka
                    Member
                    • Aug 2010
                    • 1238

                    #10
                    Re: July 2nd, 2011- OUR MONTHLY 4-hour ZAZENKAI!

                    Ah, and I was just starting to understand those Spanish insurance ads on UStream.

                    Don't need 'em in the middle of sitting, though. :wink:

                    Gassho,

                    Jen

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                    • Gi Shu-George
                      Member
                      • Feb 2011
                      • 76

                      #11
                      Re: July 2nd, 2011- OUR MONTHLY 4-hour ZAZENKAI!

                      Thank You Jundo and all who join.
                      Gassho
                      George.
                      Gi Shu -George

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                      • Govert
                        Member
                        • Aug 2009
                        • 95

                        #12
                        Re: July 2nd, 2011- OUR MONTHLY 4-hour ZAZENKAI!

                        Too much I -stream on U stream !

                        Gassho


                        Ensho

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                        • Taylor
                          Member
                          • May 2010
                          • 388

                          #13
                          Re: July 2nd, 2011- OUR MONTHLY 4-hour ZAZENKAI!

                          Lovely to be back with you all, even at 2 am

                          Gassho,
                          Taylor
                          Gassho,
                          Myoken
                          [url:r05q3pze]http://staresatwalls.blogspot.com/[/url:r05q3pze]

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                          • Seishin the Elder
                            Member
                            • Oct 2009
                            • 521

                            #14
                            Re: July 2nd, 2011- OUR MONTHLY 4-hour ZAZENKAI!

                            Had my sit with Jundo and Justin.TV yesterday. Nice not to have those jarring "AFLACK" squawks coming down on one's head like a "zen-stick".


                            Gassho,

                            Seishin Kyrill

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                            • Hoyu
                              Member
                              • Nov 2010
                              • 2020

                              #15
                              Re: July 2nd, 2011- OUR MONTHLY 4-hour ZAZENKAI!

                              Thank you to your commitment Jundo Sensei and all fellow sitters! Still only 1/2 for me on these 4hr Zazenkai, but someday I will have time to get through the whole thing! Now I'm off to take care of the family who is just waking up. It was a pleasure to sit with everyone none the less!
                              It was nice to see the return of full floor prostrations

                              Gassho,
                              John
                              Ho (Dharma)
                              Yu (Hot Water)

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