Monkey Buddha Archives:
He addresses the fundamental problem of the human mind. How do we stop the endless chatter & worry of the "monkey mind," in order to bring calm to our consciousness?
Alan Watts was one of the first public figures to bring the teachings of Zen Buddhism to the West.
Reading Alan Watts' "The Book: On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are" was one of the influences in my early adult life that completely changed my perspective on reality.
I've listened to dozens of his lectures online and consider him a guru, although I've never met him.