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Rude Awakenings

Two Englishmen on Foot in Buddhism’s Holy Land

By Ajahn Sucitto and Nick Scott, Foreword by Stephen Batchelor

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Half raucous adventure and half inspirational memoir, Rude Awakenings documents an unusual pilgrimage. Two very different men—life-loving naturalist Nick Scott and austere Buddhist monk Ajahn Sucitto—together spend six months retracing the Buddha’s footsteps through India. Told alternately by Sucitto and Scott in their distinctive voices, this story blends self-effacing humor, philosophical explorations, drama, travel observations, and the occasional giant fruit bat. Rude Awakenings is a heady record of survival and spirituality set against the dramatic backdrop of one of India’s most lawless regions.

Catalogue No.  02002025  Language:  English
Publisher:  Wisdom Publications
Type: Book  Category:  Buddhist Countries
Keywords:  Travel Literature, Eastern Religion
ISBN:  978-0861714858  (2005)  (Paperback)  Pages:  352
Size: 152 x 226 mm