Growing up is a natural event, but maturity must be cultivated. Norman Fischer draws on the teaching of the Lord Buddha to explore the concept of maturity & charts a path of emotional & spiritual development that builds such qualities as awareness, responsibility, humour, acceptance & humility.
He is a renowned Zen Priest, teacher, poet & abbot, associated with the famous San Francisco Zen Center for thirty years. He recently founded the Everyday Zen Foundation through which he organizes lectures & retreats for Zen students & the general public. He is actively involved in interfaith dialogue, mentoring of youth & workplace issues. He has joined His Holiness, the Dali Lama, at many national & international conferences.