Zen Mountain Monastery dedicates new Sangha House

Zen Mountain Monastery, in Mount Tremper, New York, has opened a new multipurpose building. Abbot Konrad Ryushin Marchaj and Geoffrey Shugen Arnold, head of the Mountains and Rivers Order, led the dedication ceremony and offered a tour of the new building this past weekend.

According to the Woodstock Times, “the $3.6 million structure, built according to principles of environmental sustainability, will alleviate crowding at the monastery‚Äôs historic main building and open up new spaces for workshops, community events, and other functions.” Read the rest of the story here. (Photo: kliment-halsband.com)