By David Peters
"Warm, humorous, and profoundly clever. A gem!" -- Bobby Rhodes (Zen grasp Soeng Hyang), college Zen grasp, Kwan Um institution of Zen
"This fabulous e-book bargains an intimate view into the perform lifetime of a lay Zen scholar over the process decades ... relaxing and inspiring." -- Richard Shrobe (Zen grasp Wu Kwang), writer of chic Failure: A consultant to Zen Koans
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Who Is Singing in Chinese?: Notes from a 100-Year Zen Retreat by David Peters