Nine-Headed Dragon River: Zen Journals 1969-1982 (Shambhala Dragon Editions)

Nine-Headed Dragon River: Zen Journals 1969-1982 (Shambhala Dragon Editions)

Peter Matthiessen


In August 1968, naturalist-explorer Peter Matthiessen again from Africa to his domestic in Sagaponack, ny, to discover 3 Zen masters in his driveway—guests of his spouse, a brand new pupil of Zen. 13 years later, Matthiessen was once ordained a Buddhist monk. Written within the similar layout as his best-selling The Snow Leopard, Nine-Headed Dragon River finds Matthiessen's so much bold event of all: the hunt for his religious roots.

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