May Newsletter – Sharing Resources

May Newsletter – Sharing Resources

This time has been a great opportunity to further our practice through exploration and study. Subscribers to The Mountain Gate have been sharing on-line courses, articles and videos and this newsletter consolidates these resources. We’ll also post the links on...
Right Action – Eightfold Path

Right Action – Eightfold Path

The Eightfold Path is the Buddha’s guide to enlightenment.  Right Action is the fourth element of the Path, and is grouped with Right Speech and Right Livelihood to form the “moral discipline” (read: ethical conduct or harmonious practice) portion...
Right Intention – Eightfold Path

Right Intention – Eightfold Path

Right Intention Right Intention is the second factor in the Noble Eightfold Path, and can even be more important than sitting zazen for several hours a day. Right intention is the application of mind needed to live and respond to the true nature of reality, seen by...