November 27th-28th Treeleaf Weekly Zazenkai

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  • Jundo
    Treeleaf Founder and Priest
    • Apr 2006
    • 39454

    November 27th-28th Treeleaf Weekly Zazenkai

    reMINDer: Our "AT HOME" 2-DAY ROHATSU RETREAT - December 4th to 6th! ... is NEXT WEEK!
      Dear All, a re-MINDer that our ... Treeleaf Annual 'ALWAYS AT HOME' Two Day 'ALL ONLINE' ROHATSU (Buddha's Enlightenment Day) RETREAT ... is to be LIVE NETCAST on the weekend of Saturday & Sunday, December 5th and 6th, 2015(although actually beginning Friday Night December 4th in many time zones). The


    Hello All,

    Please 'sit-a-long' with our weekly FRIDAY/SATURDAY 'LIVE FROM TREELEAF' 90 minute ZAZENKAI, netcast from 10am 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 on the following screen 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



    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
    Last edited by Jundo; 11-27-2015, 10:57 AM.
    ALL OF LIFE IS OUR TEMPLE
  • RichardH
    Member
    • Nov 2011
    • 2800

    #2
    I'll be here/there

    gassho
    Daizan

    sat today

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    • Kyonin
      Treeleaf Priest / Engineer
      • Oct 2010
      • 6742

      #3
      Hi!

      I'll be there with my instruments ready

      Gassho,

      Kyonin
      Hondō Kyōnin
      奔道 協忍

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      • Anshu Bryson
        Member
        • Aug 2014
        • 566

        #4
        Looks like my flights have changed so hope to be there live ;-)

        Gassho,
        Anshu

        -sat today-

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        • Mp

          #5
          I will be there live. =)

          Gassho
          Shingen

          #justsat

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          • Doshin
            Member
            • May 2015
            • 2644

            #6
            I will be there live as well.

            Gassho
            Randy

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            • Shinzan
              Member
              • Nov 2013
              • 338

              #7
              I'll be there too, one way or 'tother, depending on computer strength.
              _/st\_ Shinzan

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              • Sekishi
                Treeleaf Priest / Engineer
                • Apr 2013
                • 5670

                #8
                See you all soon, two way if the Internet conditions allow.

                Gassho,
                Sekishi
                Sekishi | 石志 | He/him | Better with a grain of salt, but best ignored entirely.

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                • Onkai
                  Treeleaf Unsui
                  • Aug 2015
                  • 2889

                  #9
                  I will sit this one with video playback tomorrow as my family is continuing the holiday festivities tonight.

                  Gassho,
                  Laurie
                  Sat Today
                  美道 Bidou Beautiful Way
                  恩海 Onkai Merciful/Kind Ocean

                  I have a lot to learn; take anything I say that sounds like teaching with a grain of salt.

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                  • Gukan
                    Member
                    • Nov 2015
                    • 194

                    #10
                    I'll be sitting this about 5 hours after you guys, tomorrow morning UK time, unless I get on a second wind at 11pm and manage to stay up :-)

                    Gassho,
                    Libby

                    sat today

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                    • Eishuu

                      #11
                      I've been away for ages but will be there tomorrow in the day. Looking forward to it.

                      Gassho
                      Lucy

                      Sat today

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                      • Mp

                        #12
                        If folks are having troubles to get in, here is the link.



                        Gassho
                        Shingen

                        #sattoday

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                        • Joyo

                          #13
                          Looks like the hangout is full, wonderful to see so many of us practicing. I will sit one-way then.

                          Gassho,
                          Joyo
                          sat today

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                          • Geika
                            Treeleaf Unsui
                            • Jan 2010
                            • 4980

                            #14
                            I am working now, but sitting samu with you all.

                            Gassho, sat today
                            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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                            • Sekishi
                              Treeleaf Priest / Engineer
                              • Apr 2013
                              • 5670

                              #15
                              Awesome. Thank you all.

                              Deep bows,
                              Sekishi
                              #sattoday
                              Sekishi | 石志 | He/him | Better with a grain of salt, but best ignored entirely.

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