'Think of your house as an allegory for your body. Keep cleaning it every day.'
In this Japanese bestseller a Buddhist monk explains the traditional cleaning techniques that will help cleanse not only your house - but your soul.
Sweep away your worldly cares with this guide to living a cleaner, calmer, happier life. Drawing on ancient Zen household techniques, Buddhist monk Keisuke Matsumoto shows you how a few simple changes to your daily habits - from your early morning routine, through mealtimes to last thing at night - will turn your home into a peaceful, ordered refuge from today's busy world.
'Surprisingly calming ... The most unusual self-help book of 2018' Daily Mail
The most unusual self-help book of 2018 ... There is something surprisingly calming about just reading the book, hearing Matsumoto's simple instructions and admiring the clean pen drawings of Japanese sandals and brooms
A bestseller in Japan, this charming book offers practical cleaning tips as well as fascinating insights into the Buddhist approach to life, which counters the wastefulness of modern society with a respect for spaces and objects that is deeply humane ... Ideal preparatory reading for the January clean