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Am Fluß des neunköpfigen Drachen: Begegnungen und Erfahrungen auf dem Weg des Zen Peter Matthiessen

Am Fluß des neunköpfigen Drachen: Begegnungen und Erfahrungen auf dem Weg des Zen

Peter Matthiessen

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ISBN : 9783502644361
Paperback
286 pages
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 About the Book 

In August 1968, naturalist-explorer Peter Matthiessen returned from Africa to his home in Sagaponack, Long Island, to find three Zen masters in his driveway—guests of his wife, a new student of Zen. Thirteen years later, Matthiessen was ordained aMoreIn August 1968, naturalist-explorer Peter Matthiessen returned from Africa to his home in Sagaponack, Long Island, to find three Zen masters in his driveway—guests of his wife, a new student of Zen. Thirteen years later, Matthiessen was ordained a Buddhist monk. Written in the same format as his best-selling The Snow Leopard, Nine-Headed Dragon River reveals Matthiessens most daring adventure of all: the quest for his spiritual roots.