Gregory Shepherd

Gregory Shepherd has studied Zen Buddhism since the early 1970s. He practiced with Yamada Koun Roshi at San Un Zendo in Kamakura and also with Robert Aitken Roshi in Honolulu, where he was groomed to be Aitken's first successor. Shepherd later received a fellowship from Japanese Ministry of Education to research contemporary Japanese music. He is currently Associate Professor of music at Kauai Community College.

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A Straight Road with 99 Curves

A Straight Road with 99 Curves

by Gregory Shepherd & Ruben LF Habito

From fascination to disillusionment and back, a memoir of one man's quest for Zen and spirituality in America and Japan.