Pico Iyer

Pico Iyer is an essayist for Time magazine, a contributing editor at Tricycle and Conde Nast Traveler, and the author of many books including Video Night in Kathmandu, The Lady and the Monk, The Global Soul, and The Man Within My Head.

Personal ReflectionsMagazine | Feature

The Lady and the Monk

In 1987, Pico Iyer, author of Video Night in Kathmandu, arrived in Kyoto, Japan, bearing two suitcases and the name of a local Buddhist temple. Determined to learn, from the inside, all that he could of…

By Pico Iyer

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