×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

Zen Pioneer: The Life and Works of Ruth Fuller Sasaki
     

Zen Pioneer: The Life and Works of Ruth Fuller Sasaki

by Isabel Stirling, Gary Snyder (Foreword by)
 

See All Formats & Editions

Ruth Fuller Sasaki was a pivotal figure in the emergence of Zen Buddhism in the United States. Colleague of Burton Watson, mentor to Philip Yampolsky and Gary Snyder, and mother-in-law of Alan Watts, she helped to develop and establish what would become the First Zen Institute in New York City. Through her many achievements and as the only Westerner-and woman-to be

Overview

Ruth Fuller Sasaki was a pivotal figure in the emergence of Zen Buddhism in the United States. Colleague of Burton Watson, mentor to Philip Yampolsky and Gary Snyder, and mother-in-law of Alan Watts, she helped to develop and establish what would become the First Zen Institute in New York City. Through her many achievements and as the only Westerner-and woman-to be made a priest of Daitoku-ji temple in its many centuries, Ruth Fuller Sasaki forever changed the face of Zen Buddhism.

About the Author:
Isabel Stirling is the associate university librarian of the University of California, Berkeley

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593761707
Publisher:
Counterpoint Press
Publication date:
08/28/2007
Edition description:
First Trade Paper Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Related Subjects

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews