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Fire monks [electronic resource] : Zen mind meets wildfire at the gates of Tassajara / Colleen Morton Busch.

Authors: Busch, Colleen Morton.
Call number: eBook
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, c2011.
Publication date: c2011.
Subject: Fire fighters -- California.
Wildfires -- California -- Prevention and control.
Zen Buddhism -- Social aspects.
Zen Buddhists -- California -- Biography.
Tassajara Zen Mountain Center.
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Title: Fire monks [electronic resource] : Zen mind meets wildfire at the gates of Tassajara / Colleen Morton Busch.
Physical description: 1 online resource : ill. (chiefly col.), map.
Contents note: 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 -- Ring of flame -- Meeting fire -- Unbrying Buddha.
Notes: This e-book purchase was made possible by gifts to the The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation from Friends of the Library and The Library Fund, a fund of the Indianapolis Foundation.
Description based on print version record.
Summary note: 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.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references.
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Available in other form: Busch, Colleen Morton. Fire monks.
ISBN: 9781101507544 (electronic bk.)
1101507543 (electronic bk.)
9781101516942 (electronic bk.)
1101516941 (electronic bk.)
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