Find the Seeker!

The Pathless Path to Fulfillment and Happiness

Non-Fiction - Spiritual/Supernatural
238 Pages
Reviewed on 01/24/2018
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Author Biography

Clifford Stevens, was born in the United States. My career included stints as a teacher, journalist, PR manager and translator. I have studied Qi Gong, Zen and meditation with Genro Xuan Lou, Laoshi for many years. My meditation-imparted experiences and the Dharma transmission from Genro qualified me to be named a teacher of Zen.

Gert Beirer, who was born in Austria in 1945, studied Zen, meditation, Kung-Fu, Qi Gong and acupuncture in Asia. He was given the name Genro (“Origin of Joy”) Xuan Lou, Laoshi (Laoshi = “Spiritual Master”) by Zen Master Tetsuo Kiichi Nagaya Roshi. Genro Xuan Lou, Laoshi was named Zen (Chan) Master by the Abbot and Grand Master Kun Kong at the Lingyin Temple (Shakyamuni Buddhism) in Hangzhou, with whom he studied 11 years, by Abbot and Zen Master Shi Chan Ming in Wuhan, Province Hubei, China, and was also named Shifu or “Spiritual Teacher” in 2009 by Shi Xue Feng, Abbot of the Ding Shan Temple in Germany.

After returning to Europe, Genro spent decades as a therapist and business consultant, and has been heading the Qi Gong Master School in Austria for many years, practicing in accordance with the Wuhan-Yangsheng style. Genro Laoshi has lectured at universities, appeared on TV, held seminars on a variety of spiritual and self-help topics, taught Qi Gong courses and published articles and books on meditation, Zen, motivation and communication, storytelling, body-reading, sexual Kung-Fu, autohypnosis and many more topics.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Sefina Hawke for Readers' Favorite

Find the Seeker! (The Pathless Path to Fulfillment and Happiness) by Xuan Lou Genro and Clifford Stevens is a non-fiction inspirational book on finding true happiness and fulfillment. This is a book that would appeal most to a mixed audience of adults and young adults who wish to find their true nature and gain true understanding of their spiritual needs. This book guides the reader in learning about the spiritual dimensions that all people share in order to provide guidance on existential questions, the true nature of one’s self, and the ways in which to live a fulfilling life.

Find the Seeker! (The Pathless Path to Fulfillment and Happiness) by Xuan Lou Genro and Clifford Stevens is a well-written book that is truly unique. I enjoyed the way that the book was not just inspirational, but also informative in that it taught me about not just myself, but also about Eastern religion and Zen. I found myself truly enjoying this book because it felt as if the authors were trying not just to teach me, but also to help me to improve myself as a person, both in mind and spirit. The fact that the book is written in plain English that avoided jargon greatly appealed to me because I did not have to be an expert or constantly using a dictionary to understand what was written. Instead, I was able to understand the concepts from the very beginning of the book. Overall, I am glad that I took the time to read this book as it has really changed the way that I view myself, and it has taught me what I need to work on to achieve a more fulfilling life!

Vesna Beirer

I am glad that I took the time to read this book as it has really changed the way that I view myself!