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Novice to Master: An Ongoing Lesson in the Extent of My Own Stupidity
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Wisdom Pubns
Publication date April 1, 2004
Pages 160
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780861713936
ISBN-10 0861713931
Dimensions 0.50 by 5.25 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.35 lbs.
Original list price $13.95
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Everybody loves Novice to Master! As you'll see in the glowing endorsements and reviews included below, this modern spiritual classic has been embraced by readers of all types.

In his singularly humorous and biitingly direct way, Zen abbot Soko Morinaga tells the story of his rigorous training at a Japanese Zen temple, his spiritual growth and his interactions with his students and others. Morinaga's voice is uniquely tuned to the truth of the condition of the human mind and spirit and his reflections and interpretations are unvarnished and succinct. His great gift is the ability to lift the spirit of the reader all the while exposing the humility and weakness in the lives of people, none more so than his own.

Read on to see what everyone from Publishers Weekly to well-known Buddhist figures and even New York Times bestselling author Anthony Swofford have to say about this one of a kind book!

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Hardcover
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from Wisdom Pubns (May 1, 2002)
9780861713196 | details & prices | 154 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $19.95
About: A humorous memoir tells the story of author's journey from young student conscripted into the Japanese army at the beginning of World War II, through his training as a monk, to his understanding of Buddhist teaching as a respected Zen master.
Paperback
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from Wisdom Pubns (April 1, 2004)
9780861713936 | details & prices | 160 pages | 5.25 × 8.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $13.95
About: Everybody loves Novice to Master!

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