Winter / Spring 2019

Vol. 37.1
Mountain Light

Ours is an inquiring tradition. We bring forth faith, we practice great compassion and the precepts. We bring forth all of these enlightened qualities, but it is the investigation that makes it Buddha Dharma. It is the investigation that makes it the Buddha Way.
                                                                                        —Shugen Roshi


All the Ancestors are Like This, Geoffrey Shugen Arnold, Roshi
When the discriminating mind rests, all things appear as they are.

Ending Well, Beginning Well, by Suzanne Taikyo Gilman
Spanning over 30 years, contributions by MRO teachers and sangha which still shine.

Serving the Spirit, Mondo by John Daido Loori, Roshi
from Spiritual Calling, 2008

Wilderness Camping as Retreat, by Robert Genjin Savage
from Compassion, 1991

Shikantaza is for Wimps, by Maureen Jisho Ford
from Wellness, 1990

The Immovable Spot, by Jody Hojin Kimmel, Sensei
from Zazen, 2013

Lone Zen, by Bill Kigen Delaney
from Fear and Fearlessness, 1992

Cars and Trucks too, by Sybil Seisui Rosen
from Teachings of the Insentient, 1998

Being Born, by Annie Redman
from Mystic Earth, 2002

Adolescent Buddhism, by Rachel Yuho Rider
from Spirituality and Education, 2001

The Precepts in the World, by Sangha Members
from Morality in the World, 2012

All the Way to Heaven, by Amy Shoko Brown
from Death and Renewal, 1993

The Unspoken Thing, by Bonnie Myotai Treace, Sensei
from Practicing the Edge, 2001

Facets of the Jewel, interview by Danica Shoan Ankele with Jody Hojin Kimmel, Sensei and Vanessa Zuisei Goddard, Sensei
from Mother of All Buddhas, 2016

In the Footsteps of the Buddha, by Sangha Members
Reflections from the 2018 sangha pilgrimage to India

Margaret Gibson’s Not Hearing the Wood Thrush
poetry review by Robert Rakusan Ricci

Mountains and Rivers Order
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