“Stephanie Kaza is a wise woman working in a wise tradition, and so this is a very wise book—and it comes at the moment when it is most desperately needed.” —Bill McKibben, author of Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?
“An exquisite and prophetic book, where mind, heart, and body embrace the mystery of the natural world.” —Joan Halifax, author of Being with Dying and Standing at the Edge
“Such a blessing to have the essays of pioneering spiritual ecologist, Stephanie Kaza, in one volume! Her vibrant writing joins scientific savvy, a compassionate heart, and an abiding concern for the planet. Her green Buddhism calls all of us to wakeful activism and greater intimacy with all things.” —Judith Simmer-Brown, author of Dakini’s Warm Breath: The Feminine Principle in Tibetan Buddhism
“Kaza’s writings embody the classical Buddhist virtues of insight and compassion and have also helped create an authentic, morally committed, environmentally aware and activist American Buddhism...” —Roger S. Gottlieb, author of Morality and the Environmental Crisis and A Greener Faith
“... This eloquent book brings together a lifetime of reflection, meditation, teaching, and practice. To read it is to sense the depths of wisdom and the breadth of compassion for the future of our Earth community.” —Mary Evelyn Tucker, Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology
“Green Buddhism is part Buddhist philosophy, part exquisite naturalist observations, part history of Buddhist environmentalism, part roadmap to action—all woven together seamlessly by one of the elders and visionaries of the Buddhist environmentalism movement... This book should be required reading in our turbulent times.” —Diana Winston, Director of Mindfulness Education, UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center
“Stephanie Kaza is such an amazing combination—a long time professor of Environmental Studies, trained in the Unitarian ministry, and for decades a practitioner in the Zen tradition. Her passion and experience pervade these essays, which sparkle with insight...” —Daniel Cozort, author of Highest Yoga Tantra
“. . . lyrical and engaging treatment of such topics as intimate encounter with nature, ecologically engaged spirituality, the greening of Buddhism, the challenge of consumerism, the contours of a Buddhist climate ethic, and the ritual celebration of changing seasons.” —Christopher Ives, author of Zen on the Trail: Hiking as Pilgrimage