Ritual & Chanting the Sutras

Daily Liturgy

Great Tree daily practice includes zazen and daily morning ceremonies (choka) conducted in the Soto Zen school style.  Those who attend early morning zazen on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday morming are welcome to participate.  Morning services are also conducted during sesshin.

Copies of the Sutras and verses used during our ceremonies are available at the links below:

Sutrabook2019 Great Tree Sutra Book (Complete 63 pages)

Verse Of The Kesa (Takkesa Ge)

Heart Sutra (Sotoshu)

Dai Hi Shin Dharani (Sotoshu)

Four Vows


Metta Sutta Well-being Ceremony

Oryoki Practice – Formal Meals

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