Book extract: Learning at the knee of a Zen master

In an extract from his new book This Is It: a Meditation Memoir, Conor Creighton reveals how the influence of his great-grandfather directed him towards a more mediation-orientated way of life

3rd April, 2021
Book extract: Learning at the knee of a Zen master

My great-grandad Jack was an orphan. He never knew his parents and was raised in a state institution in Portlaoise. And yet, of all the people I’ve met, and I’ve been blessed to have met some great desert monks who lived off less than a handful of rice a day, and shamans who could close their eyes and inhabit the bodies of crows and fly to the next pueblo to tell you if your bus...

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