Ray Brooksis a British author and public speaker on the subject of non-duality. He gives private and group talks throughout the United States, Europe, Japan, India and Canada, sharing his direct experience of the "natural state" through simple self-inquiry. Ray is also the author ofBlowing Zen- Finding an Authentic Life, (Ich Ging den weg der Zen Flote,German edition), a musician and recording artist who is internationally respected in the world ofshakuhachimusic. He has studied with many greatshakuhachimasters and performed throughout Japan and overseas. Sharing a passion for travel and adventure with his wife Dianne, they have explored the world together and spend most of their winters living in the foothills of the Indian Himalayas.
"This beautiful book certainly deserves to be included with the luminaries of spiritual literature. Its essence presents the essential, non-dual understanding of not just the author and his many influences but the foundation of all great religious and spiritual traditions." --Alcvin Ryuzen Ramos, Shakuhachi master/ teacher and recording artist