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Thank You and Ok!

An American Zen Failure in Japan
  • 480 Pages
  • 2.39 MB
  • English
Travel & holiday guides, Zen Buddhism, Religion, Religion - World Religions, Japan, Buddhism - Zen, General, Religion / Zen Buddhism, Spiritual biography, Spiritual life, United s
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8846090M
ISBN 101590304705
ISBN 139781590304709

In Thank You and OK. he recounts his experiences both inside and beyond the monastery walls and offers insightful portraits of the characters he knew in that world—the bickering monks, the patient abbot, the trotting housewives, the ominous insects, the bewildered bureaucrats, and the frustrating English-language students—as they worked inexorably toward initiating him into the mysterious ways of Cited by: 2.

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Thank You and Ok. book. Read 33 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. David Chadwick, a Texas-raised wanderer, college dropout, bumblin /5.

Thank you, Omu. I had the honor of reading this fantastic book at an Elementary school for Read for th Record. It was the perfect book for such an event. The story captures Omu sharing her delicious stew with the community, and when she needed help the community shared with her. It shows kindness from the heart and togetherness/5(39).

An affectionate glimpse at the worlds of Japan and Zen. Chadwick began his formal Zen training in San Francisco in In his first book, he gives us an account of his four years in Japan as a Zen student and English teacher, beginning in Aprilwhen he was He spent the first six weeks in a small, remote mountain temple.

Then he settled down next to a large suburban temple (he doesn. Thank You and Okay: Diary of an American Zen Failure in Japan David Chadwick, Author Penguin Books $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. Oge Mora graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA in illustration.

When not painting in her studio, Oge is in the kitchen cooking her late grandmother's recipes. Her first picture book, Thank You, Omu!, was a Caldecott Honor, a New York Times Notable Book and Editors' Choice, and a Junior Library Guild lives in Providence, Rhode Island, and invites you to 5/5(3).

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