The Dragon Mountain Monastery The Mountain Seat Ceremony This production offers a rare view into the practice of Zen buddhism. Bridging the gap between the ancient tradition of Japanese Zen Buddhism and modern day western Zen Buddhism. We witness the opening ceremony of the Dragon Mountain Monastery in Crestone Colorado. Installing as Zen Buddhist Abbot Kijun Tenryu, Steve Allen on March 26 2006. The newly constructed Dragon Mountain Temple embodies the age and wisdom of Zen along with todays environmental considerations. Achieving a balance between East and West and then and now. A wonderful demonstration of being in the moment. Steve Allen shares insights into the nature of the Zen Buddhist practice of "sitting". Describing in beautiful detail the way of Zen.