Volume 32, No. 2 - Winter 2013-2014

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

Tasting Immortality by Geoffrey Shugen Arnold Sensei

Purify Your Ordinary Bones by Konrad Ryushin Marchaj Sensei

Editorial Start With Your Shoes by Danica Shoan Ankele, MRO
Features from Teaching a Stone to Talk by Annie Dillard (excerpt)

from Worlds of Wonder by Thomas Berry (excerpt)


The Metaphysics of Cooking by John Daido Loori Roshi


The Ninth Elegy Poem by Rainer Maria Rilke

  from Piecing It All Together by bell hooks (excerpt)
  from The Rupture/The Gulf Spill by Eve Ensler (excerpt)
  from Memorandum to the Animals by Amy Leach (excerpt)

from The Idea of a Local Economy by Wendell Berry (excerpt)


from Arctic Dreams by Barry Lopez (excerpt)


This Room and Everything in It Poem by Li-Young Lee


from The Heart Attack Sutra by Karl Brunnholzl (excerpt)


from Treasures from Juniper Ridge by Padmasambhava (excerpt)


from Eating Bowl by Eihei Dogen (excerpt)

Photo Gallery by Marie Richie
Media Reviews Tracking Bodhidharma; Daikini Power; Essential Chan
MRO News and Training Introductory and Intensive Retreats, ZCNYC, and Affiliates
Directory A Listing of Resources and Services