The Only English Translation Of John Blofeld S Memoirs As A Westerner Living In China Prior To The Communist Revolution Paints An Intimate Portrait Of The Grace And Refinement Of Ancient Chinese Civilization Originally Written In Chinese For Chinese Readers, Revealing A Rare Glimpse Of Blofeld S Private Chinese Side And Uncensored Views The Last Book By The Great English Sinologist, Translator Of The I Ching And Author Of Taoist Mystery And Magic The Reveries And Remembrances Contained In The Travel Diaries Of John Blofeld Cover Every Aspect Of His Life In China From Visits To Opium Dens And Sing Song Houses To Sojourns In The Buddhist Monasteries And Taoist Hermitages Of China S Sacred Mountains Here Is A Vivid Glimpse Of Old China As It Existed In Elegance And Grace For Three Thousand Years Before China S Communist Revolution Originally Written In Chinese For A Chinese Audience, Blofeld S Travel Diary Reveals A Rare, Uncensored View Of Pre Communist China To Which Few Westerners Have Been Exposed
John Eaton Calthorpe Blofeld M.A., Literature, University of Cambridge, 1946 wrote on Asian thought and religion, especially Taoism and Chinese Buddhism During WWII, he working in counterintelligence for the British Embassy in Chongqing Chungking , China, as a cultural attach In the 1950s, he studied with Dudjom Rinpoche and other Nyingma teachers in Darjeeling, India He later mentored Red Pine in his translation work.
- 296 pages
- My Journey in Mystic China: Old Pu's Travel Diary
- John Blofeld
- 10 April 2018 John Blofeld