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The empty mirror; experiences in a Japanese Zen monastery.

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan.
    • Subjects:
    • Monastic and religious life (Zen Buddhism) -- Japan

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBQ9294.4.J3 W4713 1974
      The Physical Object
      Pagination145 p.
      Number of Pages145
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5419317M
      ISBN 100395182824
      LC Control Number73012235


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