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In Search of the Dharma: Memoirs of a Modern Chinese Buddhist Pilgrim

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This is the first and only book in English on modern Chinese Buddhism written by a practicing Chinese monk. Chen-hua provides a rare eyewitness account of Chinese monastic life and Buddhist practices before they were changed forever by the Communist revolution. It begins with his departure from home in northern China to study Buddhism in Kiansu and Chekiang in the south an ...more
Paperback, 312 pages
Published August 25th 1992 by State University of New York Press (first published July 1992)
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