Eat Sleep Sit review

Eat Sleep Sit, Kaoru Nonomura

Eat Sleep Sit, Kaoru Nonomura

I have a short review of Nonomura’s Eat Sleep Sit: My Year at Japan’s Most Rigorous Zen Temple is now up at:

Ashé Journal

At the beginning of a successful career, the author decided to enter a Buddhist monastery. Putting everything else on hold, he entered the priestly training program of Eihei-ji, Japan’s most famous Soto Zen monastery. Founded in the 13th century by master Dogen, Eihei-ji is Soto Zen’s main training temple and is renowned for its difficulty and rigorousness…