December 07, 2010

Deep Down Things: A Book Club Discussion with Zen teacher Lin Jensen

The discussion has started at the Tricycle Book Club! Our discussion centers around Lin Jensen's Deep Down Things, a new book from Wisdom Publications.

Lin writes in the Introduction:

This book was written in an effort to better understand the relationship between society and environment, between the people and the land. A wealth of detail regarding specific interactions within an ecosystem is already being compiled through the systematic methods of inquiry utilized by the science of ecology. We humans are involved in that interaction, and what I’m after in this book is not so much the data but the condition of mind essential to a genuine human interaction with the earth. What has been lost to us that we no longer know how to speak the language earth speaks? What have we forgotten to think of say or do that, could we but remember, would restore our acquaintance once more?

Don't miss this opportunity to discuss Zen and Deep Ecology from one of Buddhism's great storytellers and deep thinkers! Visit the discussion here.

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rariley3's picture

Kind of an interesting pairing between the two ideas of Zen Buddhism and ecology. Would be interesting to read the author's thoughts about the two subjects.