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Footprints in the Snow: The Autobiography of a Chinese Buddhist Monk

Footprints in the Snow: The Autobiography of a Chinese Buddhist Monk - Shengyan, Kenneth Wapner Buddhist Master Sheng-Yen is one of the foremost teachers of Chan (Chinese predeccessor of Zen) Buddhism in the world. Now in his late seventies, the author of over 100 books and founder of Buddhist meditation centers in the United States and Taiwan tells his own story, recounting his travels and travails in a life singularly focused on spiritual devotion.

"Footprints in the Snow" is a simply told inspirational account of a man who has found in hardship the opportunities to strengthen and share his faith and his practice with those who would receive it.