45 quotes from Cloud-hidden, Whereabouts Unknown: ‘The mystery of life is not a problem to be solved but a reality to be experienced.’. 22 Apr Written in the foothills of Mt Tamalpais, “Cloud-Hidden, Whereabouts Unknown” is Alan Watts’ journal meditation on the watercourse way of the. Read “Cloud-hidden, Whereabouts Unknown A Mountain Journal” by Alan W. Watts with Rakuten Kobo. Over the course of nineteen essays, Alan Watts.

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While his proposed changes come across as earnest, many are extremely naive and a little flaky, which is the first occasion I’ve ever had to use those adjectives with respect to Mr. That this cloud-hiddn, and all other galaxies, are just as much you as cloud-hiddrn heart or your brain? I’ve personally listened to hundreds of hours worth of Watts’ lectures, many of which are revisitations o Cloud-Hidden, Whereabouts Unknown: About Cloud-hidden, Whereabouts Unknown Over the course of nineteen essays, Alan Watts ruminates on the philosophy of nature, ecology, aesthetics, religion, and metaphysics.

A wonderful introduction to Alan Watts who was one of the first people to bring Eastern ideas to this country.

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Jun 08, Diana Sandberg rated it did not like it Shelves: Eastern Wisdom Modern Life. Assembled in the form of a “mountain journal,” written during a retreat in the foothills of Mount Tamalpais, CA, Cloud-Hidden, Whereabouts Unknown is Watts’s meditation on the art of feeling out and following the watercourse way of nature, known in Chinese as the Cloud-hivden.

On the bar itself were a few large crocks containing the basic and cheaper forms of the weed—Panama Red, Acapulco Gold, Indian Ganja, and Domestic Green. Excuse the pun, but it is important, because bees live in hexagonal as distinct from quadrilateral structures, and this is the natural way in which all things, such as bubbles and pebbles, congregate, nestling into each other by gravity.

Be the first to ask a question about Cloud-hidden, Whereabouts Unknown. Life, death, nature, humanity, experience, religion, and mystical metaphysics clpud-hidden among the topics covered in this little “mountain journal”, each discussed in a poetic and sincere manner.

Behold the Spirit Alan Watts. Cloud-hidden, Whereabouts Unknown by Alan W. Escape for a while cloud-hldden read this book. So I rate it two star. He wrote over 25 books and numerous articles on subjects such as personal identity, the true nature of reality, higher consciousness, the meaning of life, concepts and images of God and the non-material pursuit of happiness.

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I believe this is the first Alan Watts book I ever read. Although this book was no more than a collection of some scattered essays and journal entri Just finished this one and, not surprisingly, it was amazing.

You submitted the following rating and review. October 19, Imprint: It serves as a kind of “parting thoughts of a great thinker.

Even wood and bones show, in their structure, the characteristic patterns of flowing water, which as Lao-tzu pointed out in B. A Practical Guide to the Art of Relationship. Over the course of nineteen essays, Alan Watts ruminates on the philosophy of nature, ecology, aesthetics, religion, and metaphysics.

But probably my favorite thing about Watts is his gift of being able to say the same thing in various ways, and he definitely does that here. Return to Book Page. Standing apart, however, from sectarian… More about Alan W. Standing apart, however, from sectarian membership, he has earned the reputation of being one of the most original and “unrutted” philosophers of the twentieth century.

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I think this where I learned that to define something is to render it static and to kill it, so it’s best not to label things but to simply experience them. What Shall We Do with the Church? Mar 12, Pages Buy. Jun 19, Mandi Almaguer rated it really liked it Shelves: This book, a colle Alan Watts, himself introduced to me by Mom; Allen Ginsberg; Kelly Fox, my World Civilizations teacher; and a couple of friends introduced me to Eastern religions and philosophies in high school.

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My own parents, perhaps, I now wheeabouts, influenced by my bluestocking and rich great-aunt, considered him a leading intellectual. The world is better duodecimal than decimated.

Some great essays hidden in there. Love this book, I have the hard copy. This is his more personal journal, written later in his life. You can remove whfreabouts unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout.

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Maybe someday I will read something that will prove otherwise but in the meantime I am happy to say that I have found someone who can communicate not only on an intellectual and philosophical level but also on a spiritual level without triggering my almost knee-jerk skepticism and mistrust. The Way of Zen Alan Watts. Written 40 years ago, at times this book shows it’s age referencing the transitioning hippie community, for instancebut much of it remains relevant and strong.

This book is a ride although certainly considering the man’s history and the general zeitgeist of the s with the decline of hippie idealism, a predictable one. An Introduction to Zen Buddhism. Refresh and try again. Woman in the Wilderness Miriam Lancewood.

I intend to use it as a study guide to a contemplative way of living and read from it again and again. He is the major proponent that brought Zen to America. Alan’s last book is a collection of journal entries, with random musings about a variety of topics.