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Road to Heaven: Encounters with Chinese Hermits

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Since the Chinese have, historically, always looked up to and encouraged their hermits, Bill Porter wondered whether these people still existed in China today. Roaming the landscape of the Chungnan Mountains, he discovered that they do indeed still flourish, and have extraordinary stories to tell. Porter weaves a background to these characters, describing the Confucian, Taoist and Buddhist traditions and myths supporting them, as well as what actually happened to hermits in more recent Chinese history, including the ...

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Road to Heaven: Encounters with Chinese Hermits
2009, Mercury House

ISBN-13: 9781562790417

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Road to Heaven: Encounters with Chinese Hermits
1994, Rider & Co, London

ISBN-13: 9780712662154

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