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Mar 12, 1974
| ISBN 9780394719993
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Oct 19, 2011
| ISBN 9780307807861
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Mar 12, 1974 | ISBN 9780394719993
Oct 19, 2011 | ISBN 9780307807861
Over the course of nineteen essays, Alan Watts (“a spiritual polymatch, the first and possibly greatest” —Deepak Chopra) ruminates on the philosophy of nature, ecology, aesthetics, religion, and metaphysics. Assembled in the form of a “mountain journal,” written during a retreat in the foothills of Mount Tamalpais, CA, Cloud-Hidden, Whereabouts Unknown is Watts’s meditation on the art of feeling out and following the watercourse way of nature, known in Chinese as the Tao. Embracing a form of contemplative meditation that allows us to stop analyzing our experiences and start living in to them, the book explores themes such as the natural world, established religion, race relations, karma and reincarnation, astrology and tantric yoga, the nature of ecstasy, and much more.
Alan W. Watts, who held both a master’s degree in theology and a doctorate of divinity, is best known as an interpreter of Zen Buddhism in particular, and of Indian and Chinese philosophy in general. Standing apart, however, from sectarian… More about Alan Watts
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