Watts, Alan

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Alan Watts
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Name
Watts, Alan Gender: M
Watts, Alan Wilson
born on 6 January 1915 at 06:20 (= 06:20 AM )
Place Chislehurst, England, 51n25, 0e04
Timezone GMT h0w (is standard time)
Data source
Bio/autobiography
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Holliday
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 14°51' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 11°36 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 18°43'



Biography

British writer who is most noted for his book, "The Way Of Zen," 1957. He attended theological seminary for six years, from 1944-1950, and then became a teacher of Asian studies in San Francisco. Throughout his life, he held an interest for Taoism, Vedanta, Zen and the far-East cultures, interpreting Eastern thought for the West for nearly 40 years.

Watts was married twice.

He died on 11/16/1973, Mill Valley, CA.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Death, Cause unspecified 16 November 1973 (Age 58)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Social : Begin a program of study 1944 (Theological seminary)
  • Social : End a program of study 1950 (Theological seminary)

Source Notes

Dana Holliday quotes his autobiography, "In My Own Way," 1972, p.10.

Categories

  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Professor of Asian studies)
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book
  • Vocation : Writers : Religion/ Philosophy (Eastern)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (Interpreted Eastern thought for West)

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