The Lady and the Monk: Four Seasons in Kyoto

Vintage (Oct 27, 1992)
Paperback – 352 pages
ISBN: 0679738347 / 9780679738343
When Pico Iyer decided to go to Kyoto and live in a monastery, he did so to learn about Zen Buddhism from the inside, to get to know Kyoto, one of the loveliest old cities in the world, and to find out something about Japanese culture today -- not the world of businessmen and production lines, bu...