Volume 30, No. 4 - Summer 2012

This online version of the Mountain Record offers a selection of articles. Subscribe to the printed version by either calling us at 845-688-7993 or shopping at our online Monastery Store.

Dharma Discourses

Be What You Are by John Daido Loori Roshi

Practicing Virtue by Geoffrey Shugen Arnold Sensei

The Natural Way to Live by Konrad Ryushin Marchaj Sensei

Editorial Lighting the Way by Danica Shoan Ankele, MRO
Features Religious Convention and Sila Practice by Ven. Ajahn Sumedho
  The Rule of Benedict by Sister Joan Chittister, OSB
  from The Practice (excerpt) by Rabbi Rami M. Shapiro
  from Adab: The Sufi Art of Conscious Relationship (excerpt) by Kabir Helminski
  Poems by Jalal al-Din Rumi
  from The Freedom of Restraint (excerpt) by Joseph Goldstein
  from Sacred Precepts, or the Terms of Our Subordination? (excerpt) by Carol Lee Flinders
  from The Bridge of Empathy (excerpt) by Sharon Salzberg
  Being a Person Poem by William Stafford
  from Gently Wispered (excerpt) by the Very Venerable Kalu Rinpoche
  from Keeping the Precepts (excerpt) by Master Bassui
Photo Gallery by Viviana Peretti
Media Reviews Beating a Cloth Drum; Active Hope
MRO News and Training Introductory and Intensive Retreats, ZCNYC, and Affiliates
Directory A Listing of Resources and Services