Buddhism exists in many different forms in many different countries. In this book Buddhists from Japan, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Tibet and the West offer their approaches to ecology and tell of practical activities as well as Buddhist teachings and philosophy. Stories, pictures and poems add to the picture of Buddhism and ecology and the book concludes with a message from the Dalai Lama. The book provides: new ideas and ways of thinking for Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike; a resource for group discussions and study in colleges and schools.
About the Author(s)
Martine Batchelor, a former Buddhist nun, studied Zen Buddhism under the guidence of Kusan Sunim and is the author of Let Go, Women in Korean Zen, Principles of Zen,Meditation for Life and The Path of Compassion: The Bodhisattva Precepts,a translation of the Chinese Brahma's Net Sutra.