May 13, 2010
Sunny Forecast: During the visitor-less winter season, solar panels already generate all of Tassajara’s electricity. With the new installation (above), the monastery will be sun-powered year-round.
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Tassajara will soon not only be a Buddhist retreat from society’s stresses, but also a place to get completely off the grid. The Zen monastery is turning to the sun for all its power by ...