Terms of Use

Dharma Communications provides its services to you subject to the following conditions. If you visit or shop at The Monastery Store, you accept these conditions. Please read them carefully.


Please review our Privacy Notice, which also governs your visit to The Monastery Store.

Electronic Communications

When you create an account on The Monastery Store or send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will not lend or sell your email address to any other organization.


All content included on this site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of Dharma Communications or its suppliers and protected by United States and international copyright laws.

Digital Downloads

All digital media files sold as products and downloaded to your computer are sublicensed for your personal noncommercial use by Dharma Communications. Downloading the products does not transfer title of them, or any intellectual property rights therein, to you. Feel free to copy and burn the files for your personal use but please observe the following restrictions: You may not publish, transmit, distribute, display, broadcast, re-broadcast, modify, create derivative works from, sell or participate in any sale of or exploit in any way, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, any of the products. You may not reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, modify or disable any copy protection or use limitation systems associated with the products. You may not play and then re-digitize any products, or upload those products to the Internet. You may not use the products in conjunction with any other third-party content (e.g, to provide sound for a film). You may not sell or offer to sell the products, including but not limited to, posting any product for auction, on any Internet auction site. Once again, all products are sublicensed to you and not sold so this does not transfer to you any commercial or promotional use rights in the product.

Your Account

Certain services offered on or through the site require you to first create an account. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account information, including your password, and for all activity that occurs under your account. You agree to notify Dharma Communications immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or password, or any other breach of security.

Reviews, Comments, Communications, and other Content

Visitors may post reviews, submit suggestions, ideas, comments, questions, or other information, so long as the content is not illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, or otherwise injurious to third parties or objectionable and does not consist of or contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of "spam." You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of a card or other content.

Limitation of Liability

The entire risk arising out of the use of the site, the use of any products and/or services offered on or in connection with the site, and/or the use of any content and/or digital downloads remains with you.

Applicable Law

By visiting The Monastery Store, you agree that the laws of the state of New York, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Conditions of Use and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and The Monastery Store.