Road to heaven: encounters with Chinese hermits

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Mercury House, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 220 pages
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Drawing on knowledge based on 20 years as a resident of China, Porter examines the ancient Chinese hermit tradition.

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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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