Zen Cookery : Practical MacRobiotics : The Philosophy of Oriental Culture Vol. 1 : Second Edition [A Cookbook / Recipe Collection / Compilation of Fresh Ideas, Traditional / Regional Fare, Comprehensive Cooking Instructions + Techniques explained]

Ohsawa Foundation Inc / George Ohsawa

Published by Ohsawa Foundation Inc 1966 / Ignoramus Press, Clean and Unmarked Text, 1966
Condition: Good Clean Cond. Soft cover
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indexed. Paperback : soft cover edition in good plus condition, a typical used book with slight wear to edges and spine. Some minor bumping or creases. Overall good / nice copy of this scarce title. Excellent reading on the subject. A good book to enjoy and keep on hand for yourself. Or would make an ideal gift for the fan / reader in your life. Reading is one of the great pleasures in life. ABOUT: George Ohsawa recovered from tuberculosis of the lung and colon in 1911 using a diet recommended by Dr. Sagen Ishizuka. Ohsawa was so grateful for his new lease on life that he dedicated the rest of his life to continuing Dr. Ishizuka's work. He used the word "macrobiotic," joining the Greek words macro, meaning great, and bios, meaning life, as found in his reading of Hufeland's work. His intention was to create a diet and philosophy to help people live life to the fullest. Ohsawa was inspired to formalize macrobiotics by the teachings of Kaibara Ekiken, Andou Shoeki, and Mizuno Namboku as well as those of Sagen Ishizuka and his disciples Nishibata Manabu and Shojiro Goto. According to macrobiotic proponents, many of the long-lived traditional cultures, such as the Incas and the Chinese in the Han Dynasty, used the macrobiotic methodology. Ohsawa drew from Asian and Japanese folk medicine to create his version of this philosophy of health. Whole foods, such as brown rice, are central to a macrobiotic diet, and many of the first customers and owners of the alternative food stores were students of macrobiotics. In the 20th century, influential teachers emerged, such as the Kushis (who emigrated to the United States from Japan after World War II), who distilled the wide-ranging ideas and interpreted them for modern, urban, and industrialized life. Lima Ohsawa was George Ohsawa's wife; she taught numerous macrobiotic cooking classes, wrote a macrobiotic cookbook called The Art of Just Cooking, and was sought after for her palm healing, as described in Practical Guide to Far Eastern Macrobiotic Medicine. Size: Health and Well Being / Prevention. Bookseller Inventory # 5028256

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Title: Zen Cookery : Practical MacRobiotics : The ...

Publisher: Ohsawa Foundation Inc 1966 / Ignoramus Press, Clean and Unmarked Text

Publication Date: 1966

Binding: Spiral / Flex Cover

Illustrator: Cover Illustrated

Book Condition:Good Clean Cond.

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Book Type: C: Cookbook, Recipes, Kitchen

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