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I Give You My Life: The Autobiography of a Western Buddhist Nun

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I Give You My Life: The Autobiography of a Western Buddhist Nun - Khema, Ayya, and Kohn, Sherab C (Translated by)
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Ilse Kussel was born into a wealthy Jewish family in Berlin which was broken up by the Nazi terror in 1938. She escaped to Scotland, then journeyed to China to be reunited with her family. But that is only the beginning of her life story that includes surviving the Japanese invasion of China, building a power plant in Pakistan, and establishing Australia's first organic farm. At the age of 58, Isle became the first Western woman to become a Theravadan Buddhist nun - a path whose roots lie in her first contacts with Indian ...

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I Give You My Life: The Autobiography of a Western Buddhist Nun 1998, Shambhala Publications, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9781570624155

Hardcover