Single White Monk: Tales of Death, Failure, and Bad Sex by Shozan Jack Haubner
English | October 10th, 2017 | ASIN: B06Y52ZRM9, ISBN: 1611803632 | 191 Pages | EPUB | 2.53 MB
Think the life of a Zen monk is all serenity, peace, and austerity? Think again. Here, Shozan Jack Haubner gives an often-hilarious, always-candid account of what it’s really like behind those monastery walls. Haubner’s adventures include memories of his dysfunctional Midwestern family that drove him ultimately to declare, “I think I should be a monk!” to a madcap account of the night he got stoned and snuck out of the monastery, alongside more sobering accounts such as his life-threatening brush with illness, the profound impact of a dear friend’s death, and reflections on the controversy that rocked his Zen community.