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Our Chants

Chant Book

Print or pull up the pdf and follow along on your digital device. Page numbers of chants will be announced during Tuesday and Sunday services. If you would like a hard copy of our chant book, join as a Bright Way Zen member or email info[at]brightwayzen.org.

 

Ceremonies:

Nehan Festival (February)
Shuso Hossen (March)
Wesak Festival (April)
Jukai Ceremony (May or June)
Founder’s Ceremony (September)
Sejiki Ceremony (Later October or Early November)

Separate Chants for Printing (8.5×11″):

Doans/Chant Leaders: Please use the Google Doc version as these will be the most up-to-date

Tuesday Evenings:

Fukanzazengi (Universally Recommended Instructions for Zazen, by Dogen) – Google Doc, or PDF
Zazen Yojinki (Points to Keep in Mind When Practicing Zazen) – Part 1 (Keizan) – Google Doc, or PDF
Zazen Yojinki (Points to Keep in Mind When Practicing Zazen) – Part 2 (Keizan) – Google Doc, or PDF
Silent Illumination (Hongzhi) – Google Doc, or PDF
Genjokoan (Dogen) – Google Doc, or PDF
Faith in Mind – Google Doc, or PDF
Kyojukaimon – Google Doc, or PDF

 

Sunday Mornings:

BWZ Full Service A for Participants – Google Doc, or PDF
BWZ Full Service B for Participants – Google Doc, or PDF