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Meditation in the Wild : Buddhism's Origin in the Heart of Nature.

Author: Charles S Fisher
Publisher: Lanham : John Hunt Publishing, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A history of Raw Nature as the Buddha's first teacher, inspiring some followers to retreat there in search of truth.
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Fisher, Charles S.
Meditation in the Wild : Buddhism's Origin in the Heart of Nature.
Lanham : John Hunt Publishing, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles S Fisher
ISBN: 9781780996912 1780996918
OCLC Number: 870228618
Description: 1 online resource (500 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Dedication; Foreword by Wade Davis; Preface; Acknowledgments; Permissions; Chapter 1. Wilderness as Teacher; Chapter 2. A Hand on the Earth: The Elders and Nature; Chapter 3. Chinese Recluses; Chapter 4. Zen and Nature; Chapter 5. Forest Monks; Chapter 6. Conclusion; Epilogue: Meditation in Nature; Appendix: Korea and Tibet; Chapter Notes; Bibliography; Further Reading; Index.

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This book is an exciting portrait of how the Buddha and meditators since his time have gone back into raw nature to try to understand themselves and humanity's place in the world. It draws upon Read more...

 
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