The Empty Mirror: Experiences in a Japanese Zen Monastery (1ST ed.)
Janwillem Van De Wetering
Seen by many as a contemporary classic, Janwillem van de Wetering's small and admirable memoir records the experiences of a young Dutch student--later a widely celebrated mystery writer--who spent a year and a half as a novice monk in a Japanese Zen Buddhist monastery. As Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, author of Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism, has written, The Empty Mirror "should be very encouraging for other Western seekers.
ISBN: 0312207743 EAN: 9780312207748
Publisher: St. Martins Press-3pl
Pub Date: September 05, 2000