Hara: The Vital Centre of Man. Sylvia-Monica von Kospoth in collaboration, Estelle R. Healey.

Hara: The Vital Centre of Man.

London: George Allen & Unwin LTD, 1962. First English language edition. Hardcover. 8vo, 208 pp. Maroon cloth with silver title, etc. to spine and front cover, silver design on front cover, illustrated in black and white, appendix. The author, Karl Friedrich Graf von Dürckheim-Montmartin (1896 – 1988) was a German diplomat, psychotherapist and Zen-Master. In this volume, Dürckheim explains the Japanese teaching and tradition of Hara, Japanese for "vital centre," and the practice of "soul-body" unity. Includes translations of three related text by Japanese Hara masters. Light bumping and rubbing to upper spine and corners, inked number to upper edge of front blank, very light bump to upper page corners - otherwise solid, unmarked VG+ in VG dust jacket.. (Dust jacket rubbed, lightly chafed at edges, not clipped). Item #39163

Price: $65.00