Natalie Goldberg goes to Japan in search of real Zen. Her days at the monastery are just as tough as advertised, but at the end she reaches Almond Joy.
Natalie Goldberg offers a remembrance of her teacher and a cri de coeur over all that is left incomplete and unanswered by his death.
Author Natalie Goldberg moves to Minnesota in winter to search for her late teacher, Dainin Katagiri Roshi. Will she find him at the first sign of spring?
Natalie Goldberg remembers down-home days bringing Zen to the Plains.
“Pushing the dripping hair from my face, the rain running down my cheeks, I speak to my old teacher. ‘I’m here. It took me a while, but I made it.’