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August 10, 2016


Tassajara Prepares for Fire

As the Soberanes Fire approaches, the remaining residents at Tassajara – with the help of some very good equipment and a highly-trained crew – are ready for anything. We are posting daily updates on Facebook and our Sangha News blog.


Jacqueline Goveas – and a lot of hosepiping – beside the Gatehouse.

Bill Lloyd and Kogen Dito-Keith take a quick break.


Aaron Erb and Diego Miglioli test a new pump.


Former fire chief Joe Rawitzer and Aaron Erb on the bridge.

Greg Benza proudly displays a stash of essential firefighting equipment.


The Forest Service and California Conservation Corps have come to help.


Essential firefighting fuel – Gatorade!

The dinner menu for the hungry firefighters.

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  1. Vicki Bamman
    Aug 11 2016

    hearts & prayers are with you!!

  2. Ann Baker
    Aug 11 2016

    To everyone at Tassajara Thank You for taking care of
    This place that has taken care of so many of us.

  3. Katy Kurtz
    Aug 12 2016

    Thinking of you all and sending prayers and love. You are protecting such a sacred space and practice which has given so much to so many of us. God bless.

  4. Aug 15 2016

    Best wishes and if that’s not enough: Good (and a lot of) Luck and best possible fortune for all you guys out there. Fight hard but run fast if needed ;-)

  5. Kala Perkins
    Aug 17 2016

    May the community of the sangha put out all the unwanted fires that may arise!!


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