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Eat Sleep Sit: My Year At Japan's Most Rigorous Zen Temple
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Eat Sleep Sit: My Year At Japan's Most Rigorous Zen Temple (Hardback)

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At the age of thirty, the author left his family, his girlfriend and his job as a designer to undertake a year of ascetic training at Eiheiji, one of the most rigorous Zen training temples in Japan. This book presents an account of his experiences. It describes various aspects of training, including how to meditate, how to eat and how to wash. At the age of thirty, Kaoru Nonomura left his family, his girlfriend and his job as a designer to undertake a year of ascetic training at Eiheiji, one of the most rigorous Zen training temples in Japan. This book is Nonomura's

BiographyMemoirsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesReligion & BeliefsBuddhismBuddhist life & practiceReligion & BeliefsBuddhismZen Buddhism Publisher: Kodansha America, Inc Publication Date: 01/03/2009 ISBN-13: 9784770030757  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: Currently unavailable. Foyles can order for despatch to customer when the publisher is re-supplied on 01/06/2018.  

Born in 1959, Kaoru Nonomura travelled widely in China and Tibet as a young man. He worked as a designer before his year at Eiheiji. After his year there, he returned to his design job, and it was on the daily crowded train commute to work that he began to scribble his recollections of his Eiheiji experience, and these scribblings eventually became Eat Sleep Sit, the author's only book.

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