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text Fire monks : Zen mind meets wildfire at the gates of Tassajara

Summary

An account of how five monks saved the U.S.'s oldest Zen Buddhist monastery describes the monastery's location in a remote area that was plagued by hundreds of wildfires in 2008 and the monks' decision to remain behind when even firefighters were evacuated.

Contents
Lightning strike -- Fires merge -- The three-day-away fire -- In the shadow of Esperanza -- Great faith, great doubt, great effort -- Fire in the confluence -- Buddha in the bocce ball court -- The last evacuation -- No leaving, no going back -- R... Read more
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Description
256 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), map ; 24 cm.
Publisher
Penguin Press 2011

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TADL-FLPL 363.37 BUS in Adult Available

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