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Towards Wholeness: Translations and Commentaries

Towards Wholeness: Translations and Commentaries

by Venerable Myokyo-ni

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780901032492
Publisher: The Buddhist Society
Publication date: 04/09/2019
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.75(h) x (d)

About the Author

The Venerable Myokyo-ni (1921–2007) whose name means ‘mirror of the subtle nun’, was born Irmgard Schloegl in Leitersdorf, Austria. She came to England in 1950, where she lectured in mineralogy at Imperial College, London. After becoming interested in Buddhism she joined the Zen class at the Buddhist Society. In 1960 she travelled to Japan and underwent Zen training at Daitokuji in Kyoto. She was ordained as a Rinzai Zen Buddhist nun in 1984. She later became head of the Zen Centre in London, and wrote a number of influential books describing Zen practice.