The Empty Mirror: Experiences in a Japanese Zen Monastery. Please try your request again later. In 1968 he was a student in Vienna and later returned to live there for almost two decades. You follow as he goes though his induction, his first tentative steps in Zen Buddhism and the struggles he goes through in finding his path. It also analyses reviews to verify trustworthiness. There's a problem loading this menu at the moment. He currently lives near Santa Cruz, California. Redemption links and Kindle Books cannot be resold. and over 8 million other books are available for, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Afterzen: Experiences of a Zen Student Out on His Ear, Three Pillars Of Zen: Teaching, Practice, and Enlightenment, The Awakened Ape: A Biohacker's Guide To Evolutionary Fitness, Natural Ecstasy, and Stress-Free Living, Outsider in Amsterdam (Grijpstra & de Gier Mystery) (Amsterdam Cops). It also analyses reviews to verify trustworthiness. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Janwillem van de Wetering has lived with his wife on the Maine Coast for twenty years, but before that he lived literally all over the world --Holland, South Africa, London, Japan, South America. Does this book contain quality or formatting issues? My historical knowledge is not impressive but after checking out some of background in the story I know find myself better informed! Please try again. Something went wrong. In 1968 he was a student in Vienna and later returned to live there for almost two decades. --Michael Gregorio, author of "Critique of Criminal Reason" The Empty Mirror (Viennese Mystery) (A Viennese Mystery), Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 22 August 2013. This was more of a challenge for me to read- an intriguing story which at times had me verifying between fact and fiction . "The Empty Mirror" is a new classic mystery for discerning readers." --Karen Harper, "New York"" Times" bestselling author of the Queen Elizabeth I mystery series"An intriguing, dark novel woven around historical facts and figures, set in the lush, breathing labyrinth of Klimt's Vienna." Please try your request again later. --Los Angeles Times. Welcome to the Vienna of 1898. I was intrigued following the plot and found it well out of the norm from the same genre of novels I've read. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 22 August 2013. I found it as fascinating as he did.

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'The Empty Mirror' is a short but fascinating look at life in a Zen monastery from the point of view of a western novice. --Time Magazine, "What is accessible is the day-to-day description of life, of the monks themselves and of the others he met, of the jokes they played and the food they ate, of the moments of satori, the explosive moment of an understanding surpassing understanding."