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Wheel of Life The Autobiography of a Western Buddhist

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ISBN-10: 0877730342

ISBN-13: 9780877730347

Edition: N/A

Authors: John Blofeld, Huston Smith

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The Wheel of Lifeis the spiritual autobiography of John Blofeld (1913-1987), a world-renowned British scholar and writer who devoted his life to the study of Eastern traditions, especially Buddhism and Taoism. With wit, honesty, and humility, Blofeld portrays his search for wisdom and his discovery of a genuine spiritual path. He describes in vivid detail his life in Peking and his travels in Tibet, Mongolia, China, India, and Burma: the worlds of remote mountain monasteries, the sacred inner chambers of sages and yogis, and the inspired lives of simple, ordinary people. The book is particularly valuable for its sensitive picture of a world that no longer exists. As Huston Smith remarks in…    
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List price: $29.95
Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/28/1988
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 316
Size: 5.95" wide x 8.96" long x 0.69" tall
Weight: 0.990

Jonathan Chamberlain was brought up in Ireland and Hong Kong. After graduating in Social Anthropology at Sussex University, he returned to Hong Kong where he lived for many years as a teacher and writer.