Road to Heaven: Encounters with Chinese Hermits

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Mercury House, 1993 - Travel - 220 pages
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Bill Porter (Red Pine) trekked through China's remote Chungnan Mountains in search of hermits. Lessons of spiritual wisdom emerge from his interviews with more than twenty male and female hermits. "A stupendous corrective to modern American Zen practice". -- Jim Harrison, Tricycle: The Buddhist Review

"(A) fascinating book". -- Yoga Journal

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Review: Road to Heaven: Encounters with Chinese Hermits

User Review  - Christina M. - Goodreads

love this book. I have read it twice. Red Pine takes you to some of the remotest regions in the Chinese mountains. Fascinating look at how this rare class of spiritual seekers live. Read full review

Review: Road to Heaven: Encounters with Chinese Hermits

User Review  - Char - Goodreads

Fantastic, very real account of visiting and learning from Buddhist and Taoist hermits in the sacred mountains of Hua Shan, China. I love this book. Every time I read it, it feels like I am back in China. Read full review

Contents

Two Mountains of the Moon
16
Chinese Dynasties and Republics
32
Four On the Trail of the Tao
35
Copyright

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About the author (1993)

Porter is a writer and translator.

Johnson is a photographer.

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