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Dharma Gaia: A Harvest of Essays in Buddhism and Ecology

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Dharma Gaia explores the ground where Buddhism and ecology meet through writings by the Dalai Lama, Gary Snyder, Thich Nhat Hanh, Allen Ginsberg, Joanna Macy, Robert Aitken, and 25 other Buddhists and ecologists.

"Beautifully edited, well-written, and a pleasure to read."—Whole Life Times

"Dharma Gaia helps to bring about a renewed stirring of love for the Earth" —David Brow
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Paperback, 268 pages
Published April 21st 1990 by Parallax Press
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Jeanne Grossetti
Dec 31, 2013 rated it it was amazing
The essays and poems in this book are deeply insightful into the need we humans have to connect more meaningfully with the natural world - and the need the natural world has for us to connect. This is one of the most beautiful and profound books I have read on the subject.
Joyce
Aug 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I found this in a used bookstore and of course it was what I needed in the moment. Some of the essays are ok. Others spoke deeply to me and I read them more than once. I will go back to those and reread them. And it is always lovely to have the Smokey the Bear Sutra at hand. There is some deep love and thinking in here along with some other ideas. I found myself wanting to pursue some topics more and it also made me sad to see this was written 20 years ago and we seem to have moved in the wrong ...more
Porscha
Jun 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This book is varied in interesting ways. It was exactly what I needed as I read it. I know it's not newly published, but it was a great read.
Genabella
Sep 25, 2008 rated it it was amazing
currently changing my perception of the universe. amazing. great resource guide in the back.
my favorite chapters of this book are the ones about perception and the ideas of maurice merleau-ponty. amazing.
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