Volume 26, No. 4 – Summer 2008

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 Discourse

Zen and War by John Daido Loori Roshi

Dharma Talk

The Same Place as You by Geoffrey Shugen Arnold Sensei

Editorial The Stuff of Life by Karin Jinfu Connelly, MRO
Features The First Turning: Abhidharma by Reginald A. Ray
  Sisyphus and the Burden of Life by Charlotte Joko Beck
  My Poems poem by Ko Un
  Saleyyaka Sutta: The Bramins of Sala translated by Bikkhu Nanamoli
and Bikkhu Bodhi
  How to Drive Your Karma by David R. Loy
  Cosmic Joke by Chogyam Trungpa
  Kindness poem by Naomi Shihab Nye
  Atonement: Taking Responsibility by John Daido Loori, Roshi
  Reconciliation speech by Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd
  Statement of Repentance by Otake Myogen
  The Four Reminders by Pema Chodron
Photo Gallery Arriving in the Present by Leo Regnier
Media Reviews Money, Sex, War, Karma: Notes for a Buddhist Revolution;
In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto;
Embracing Mind: The Common Ground of Science and Spirituality
MRO News and Training Introductory and Intensive Retreats, ZCNYC, and Affiliates
Sangha News Community Update
Dharma Communications News and Recent Recordings
Directory A Listing of Resources and Services