State University of New York: 1994
Seller ID: RWARE0000045009
Condition: Very Good
A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. This is the first and only book in English on modern Chinese Buddhism writt en by a practicing Chinese monk. Chen-hua provides a rare eyewitness accoun t of Chinese monastic life and Buddhist practices before they were changed forever by the Communist revolution. It begins with his departure from home in northern China to study Buddhism in Kiansu and Chekiang in the south an d ends with his rejoining the monastic order in Taiwan after spending sever a... View More...