|Birthname||Watts, Alan Wilson|
|born on||6 January 1915 at 06:20 (= 06:20 AM )|
|Place||Chislehurst, England, 51n25, 0e04|
|Timezone||GMT h0e (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||14°51' 11°36 Asc. 18°43'|
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.
- friend relationship with Broughton, James (born 10 November 1913)
- Social : Begin a program of study 1944 (Theological seminary)
- Social : End a program of study 1950 (Theological seminary)
Dana Holliday quotes his autobiography, "In My Own Way," 1972, p.10.
- Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
- Vocation : Education : Teacher (Professor of Asian studies)
- Vocation : Writers : Religion/ Philosophy (Eastern)
- Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (Interpreted Eastern thought for West)
- Notable : Book Collection : American Book