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Jon Solomon

Jon Solomon

Jon Solomon is Professeur des universités in the Institute of Transtextual and Transcultural Studies at the Université Jean Moulin in Lyon, France, working on the themes of racism, translation, and cultural difference. Born in the USA, he lived in East Asia for 25 years before moving to France. He started practicing Zen under Korean Zen Master Seung Sahn in 1983, and started Vajrayana in 1992 after receiving instruction from Kyabje Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche.

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