Day 1

Rohatsu 1-1

DAY 1
06:00-06:50 AM Entrance by Officiant (Jundo) & Zazen. If you usually wear a Rakusu, DO NOT wear it yet (keep it in its bag) until Takkesage (Kesa Verse) later in morning.
06:50-07:00 Kinhin* (All Kinhin times can be bathroom break)
07:00-07:35 Zazen
07:35-07:45 Kinhin

07:45-08:25 Zazen + Kesa Verse
08:25-09:05 "Long" Service.Please follow along in the Sutra Books that will be provided. Floor prostrations when hear ching-ching-ching-ching- ching roll of bell.
09:05-09:20 REST PERIOD

Rohatsu 1-2 Oryoki

09:20-09:50 Oryoki Bring you bowls and small table before start.
09:50-10:30 Samu/Rest Period Mindfully wash and repack Oryoki bowls.

Rohatsu 1-3

10:30-11:10 Zazen
11:10-11:20 Kinhin
11:20-12:00 Zazen &Dharma Talk Chant Gatha on Opening & Closing Sutra

12:00-12:10 Kinhin
12:10-12:45 Zazen
12:45-13:10 REST PERIOD

Rohatsu 1-4 Oryoki

13:10-13:40 Oryoki Bring you bowls and small table before start.
13:40-14:30 Samu/Rest Period Mindfully wash and repack Oryoki bowls.

Rohatsu 1-5 Samu

14:30-15:00 Samu Work Practice Indoor if night time, Outdoor if daytime and possible
15:00-16:00 REST PERIOD

Rohatsu 1-6

16:00-16:40 Zazen
16:40-16:50 Kinhin
16:50-17:40 Zazen & Dharma Talk Chant Gatha on Opening & Closing Sutra

17:40-17:50 Kinhin
17:50-18:25 Zazen
18:25-19:00 REST PERIOD

Rohatsu 1-7 Samu

19:00-19:30 Samu Work Practice Indoor if night time, Outdoor if daytime and possible
19:30-20:00 REST PERIOD

Rohatsu 1-8

20:00-20:50 "Short" Service & Zazen Please follow along in the Sutra Books that will be provided. Floor prostrations when here ching-ching-ching-ching- ching roll of bell.
20:50-21:00 Kinhin

21:00-21:40 Zazen &Dharma Talk Chant Gatha on Opening & Closing Sutra
21:40-21:50 Kinhin
21:50-22:30 Metta Chant & Zazen Close with Verse of Atonement & Four Vows
 


Day 2

Rohatsu DAY 2-1

06:00-06:40 AM Zazen Begin sitting without instruction. If you usually wear a Rakusu, DO NOT wear it yet (keep it in its bag) until Takkesage (Kesa Verse) later in morning.
06:40-07:00 Long (20 minute) Kinhin*
07:00-07:35 Zazen
07:35-07:45 Kinhin

07:45-08:25 Zazen + Kesa Verse When instructed, place on Kesa and recite Kesa Verse. All others, hands in Gassho.
08:25-08:55 "Long" Service Please follow along in the Sutra Books that will be provided. Floor prostrations when hear ching-ching-ching-ching- ching roll of bell.
08:55-09:20 REST PERIOD

Rohatsu Day 2-2

09:20-09:50 Oryoki Bring you bowls and small table before start.
09:50-10:30 Samu/Rest Period Mindfully wash and repack Oryoki bowls.

Rohatsu Day 2-3

10:30-11:10 Zazen
11:10-11:20 Kinhin
11:20-12:00 Zazen & Dharma Talk Chant Gatha on Opening & Closing Sutra

12:00-12:10 Kinhin
12:10-12:45 Zazen
12:45-13:10 REST PERIOD
 

Rohatsu Day 2-4

13:10-13:40 Oryoki Bring you bowls and small table before start.
13:40-14:30 Samu/Rest Period Mindfully wash and repack Oryoki bowls.

Rohatsu Day 2-5

14:30-15:30 Samu Work Practice Indoor if night time, Outdoor if daytime and possible
15:30-16:00 REST PERIOD
 

Rohatsu Day 2-6

16:00-16:40 Zazen
16:40-16:50 Kinhin
16:50-17:20 Zazen & Dharma Talk Chant Gatha on Opening & Closing Sutra

17:20-17:30 Kinhin
17:30-18:00 Zazen
18:00-19:00 REST PERIOD

Rohatsu Day 2-7

19:00-19:50 "Short" Service & Zazen Please follow along in the Sutra Books that will be provided. Floor prostrations when here ching-ching-ching-ching- ching roll of bell.
19:50-20:00 Kinhin
20:00-20:40 Zazen & Dharma Talk Chant Gatha on Opening & Closing Sutra
20:40-20:50 Kinhin
20:50-21:20 Fukanzazengi & Zazen
21:20-21:30 Verse of Atonement & Four Vows ... Closing Words ...