Chelsea Green Publishing

Zen in the Art of Permaculture Design

Pages:124 pages
Size: 5 x 8 inch
Publisher:Permanent Publications
Paperback: 9781856232890
Pub. Date October 28, 2016

Zen in the Art of Permaculture Design

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How to use permaculture design as a catalyst for a shift of perception about our place in the world

Do you wish to creatively engage with the wickedly complex problems of today, while not adding to the mess? Do you want to consciously act with clarity and grace whilst living on a thriving planet? Do you want a fair society, where people care for each other, their children and grandchildren?

Stefan Geyer shows how permaculture, infused by insights from the Zen tradition, can be a modern means to liberation from our society’s present woes. Permaculture is a new regenerative culture, and permaculture design is the method to get there, offering emancipation and emboldening us to think in joyfully expansive, daringly experimental, and creatively caring new ways. Each page of this pocket-sized book of quiet lightning and gentle earthquakes presents a permaculture idea or theme as a catalyst for creative thought. Together they articulate a process of awakening that can help us become intimately aware of how nature works. As we become more sensitive to our place within the natural world, we see our own nature within it.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Stefan Geyer

Retired naturopath, intermittent beekeeper, and irregular artist, Stefan Geyer is a permaculturist and born-again hotelier (at St Althans Hotel in Bloomsbury) who struggles to take himself seriously. Stefan served as Chair of the Permaculture Association (Britain) for 6 years and is currently trying to work out how to embrace chaos in a useful way, explore service as the only meaningful option, and stay as present and openhearted as possible.

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