RightviewOnline and RightviewQ are produced by the Mid-America Buddhist Association (MABA), a Chan monastery in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.The name Rightview refers to the first step of the Buddha's Eightfold Noble Path.
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The Winter 2009 issue was our last in print.
are ways to practice virtue, many ways to explain
"People are often surprised to find it’s difficult to meditate and to understand and apply the insights that arise from meditation. The difficulty lies in the fact that our whole being is totally unprepared for stillness and the insight and peace it brings. But with the support of instruction and a consistent practice, the calm and joy of your meditative mind will deepen and become more stable, not only on the cushion, but also off the cushion in daily life." --Xianyang Carl Jerome
Malaysian-born Master Ji Ru received higher ordination as a Bhikkhu in both the Theravada and Chan traditions, and is an internationally renowned monk and dharma author. He is the Abbot of the Mid-America Buddhist Association (MABA) in Augusta, Missouri.
Xianyang Carl Jerome has taught meditation for more than a decade in San Francisco, Chicago, and St. Louis. He is a senior meditation and dharma teacher at the Mid-America Buddhist Association and is founder of the North Shore Meditation & Dharma Center in Highland Park, Illinois.
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