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Category Archives: Life at the monastery
Since the local 17-year cicadas are mostly hidden in the obviously teeming woods around the KTC perimeter, I decided to stop in today at Locust Grove, the Samuel Morse estate on the Hudson River about 15 minutes up Route 9. … Continue reading
People I meet almost invariably remark, sometimes with a hint of wistfulness, how quiet and peaceful it must be to live at a Buddhist monastery. Not at all, I assure them—on the contrary!