Winter 2014

Vol. 32 No. 2 Winter 2014

This is the to turn things while being turned by things.
— Dogen Zenji

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“Things,” please call us at 845-688-7993 or visit the Monastery Store.


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

Teaching a Stone to Talk
by Annie Dillard

Worlds of Wonder
by Thomas Berry

The Metaphysics of Cooking
by John Daido Loori Roshi

The Ninth Elegy
by Ranier Maria Rilke

Piecing It All Together
by bell hooks

The Rupture/The Gulf Spill
by Eve Ensler

Memorandum to the Animals
by Amy Leach

The Idea of a Local Economy
by Wendell Berry

Arctic Dreams
by Barry Lopez

This Room and Everything In It
by Li-Young Lee

The Heart Attack Sutra
by Karl Brunnholzl

Treasures from Juniper Ridge
by Padmasambhava

Eating Bowl
by Eihei Dogen

Photo Gallery
by Marie Richie

Media Reviews
Nothing is Hidden; The Hidden Lamp; Mushotoku Mind

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