The Thomas Merton Center at Bellarmine University

Citation of Books Detail

Click here to return to the main list

Author QuotedTung-pin Lü
Title QuotedSecret of the golden flower : a Chinese book of life. / Tung-pin Lü ; transl. and expl. by Richard Wilhelm ; with a forew. and comment. by C.G. Jung ; and a part of the Chinese meditation text The book of consciousness and life
Date (Year/Month/Day)1959/10/04
ImprintNew York : Harcourt. Brace & World, [1962]
QuotationThe last month has been too wild. Seeing too many people-but they came. God brought them. Distraction. I am very aware of my lack of inner discipline especially since, in the last week, I have been reading the Secret of the Golden Flower [Tung Pin Lu].
Quotation SourceA Search for Solitude: Pursuing the Monk's True Life. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 3, 1952-1960.; Edited by Lawrence S. Cunningham. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1996, p. 335
Letter to 
Link to Merton's Copy  

(If there is a link above showing up as a number, click it to open another window with a full text version.)