Fire Monks: Zen Mind Meets Wildfire at the Gates of Tassajara

Fire Monks

Zen Mind Meets Wildfire at the Gates of Tassajara

Hardcover
Pub. price: $25.95

ISBN10: 1594202915 ISBN13: 9781594202919 Publisher: Penguin Pr Published: Jul 7 2011 Pages: 256 Weight: 1.10lbs. Height: 9.50" Width: 6.50" Depth: 1.00" Language: English

Publisher's Comments

A dramatic narrative 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 lightning-triggered wildfires in 2008 and the monks' decision to remain behind when even firefighters were evacuated. 25,000 first printing.

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