This Monk Wears Heels: Be Who You Are

This book invites readers to embark on a transformative journey toward deeper connection and personal freedom through Buddhist approaches to self-love, acceptance, authenticity and expression.

£14.99 per item

This Monk Wears Heels is a powerful and inspiring book by Kodo Nishimura, an internationally renowned makeup artist and Buddhist monk. Drawing from his own journey of self-discovery and resilience, Nishimura shares a practical guide to embracing positivity and self-acceptance.
From his childhood in Japan, where he yearned to wear pretty dresses despite societal expectations, to his rise to fame on the global stage, Nishimura’s story is one of overcoming adversity and celebrating individuality. Through his experiences, he demonstrates that it is possible to be true to oneself and pursue one’s passions without compromising personal identity. The book offers practical tips for positive thinking and insights into the philosophical teachings of Buddhism, while also challenging societal norms and encouraging readers to love their individuality, demonstrating that diversity is a source of hope for the world.
This Monk Wears Heels is a beacon of inspiration and encouragement, helping to discover the beauty and strength in being true to oneself.

Nishimura Kodo, born in 1989 in Tokyo, is a Japanese makeup artist, author and Buddhist monk. He graduated from Parsons School of Design in New York, majoring in Fine Arts and began working as a makeup artist at the age of 22.
Upon his return to Japan, Nishimura began to train as a Buddhist monk and became a fully ordained monk in 2015. He has appeared in various TV shows and documentaries and frequently gives lectures to inspire people to accept themselves and find authenticity.

256 pages

Size: L19 cm x W13 cm x H2.5 cm

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