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One Monk, Many Masters: The Wanderings of a Simple Buddhist Monk

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One Monk, Many Masters: The Wanderings of a Simple Buddhist Monk

One Monk, Many Masters: The Wanderings of a Simple Buddhist Monk by Paul Breiter
English | September 26th, 2017 | ASIN: B0757JSX9H, ISBN: 1945934115 | 268 Pages | EPUB | 0.92 MB

In 1969, Paul Breiter was among the throngs of disaffected youth who traveled to the exotic East, seeking to escape the cultural and spiritual upheavals at home. He traveled first to India, thinking that indulging the senses would be his means of finding God. Instead, he found himself at a monastery in Thailand, taking the precepts of a Buddhist monk. He would spend the next seven years in robes, not indulging the senses, but depriving them.

One Monk, Many Masters: The Wanderings of a Simple Buddhist Traveler is an account of Breiter’s life as a monk and his ongoing search for enlightenment after leaving the monastic robes. Breiter’s spiritual wanderings weave through the Theravada, Zen, and Tibetan Buddhist traditions under such great teachers as Ajahn Chah, Ajahn Sumedho, Kobun Chino, Lama Gonpo, and the 16th Karmapa.

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