A Monk's Guide to a Clean House and Mind

A Monk's Guide to a Clean House and Mind


'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
    Jane Fryer, Daily Mail

About the author

Shoukei Matsumoto

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