The schedule at Antaiji does not depend on the week day, but rather the day of the month. From the 1st to 5th each month was sesshin, when we sat all day long. On the 6th was a free day. After that, the schedule changes depending on a five day cycle: The first three days, 7th to 9th, are regular “nyojo” days where we sat zazen in the mornign and evening for two hours each, and do agicultural work during the day time. the fourtth day in the cycle (10th) was a obe day sesshin, and after that, there is a free day again. That means that we have free days on the 6th, 11th, 16th, 21st, 26th and last day of each month. there are sesshins from the 1st to 5th, and then again on the 10th, 15th, 20th and 25th. The other days are the days where we do samu during the day.
Normally, breakfast would be at 6am, but today, as it is a free day, the camera observes the cooks during meal preparation at uarter past 6.