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I know. I never write. I never call. It’s like I don’t even exist anymore. A longer, more personal post is in the works. But for now, a couple of quick things:
Something arunlikhati wrote the other day on the Dharma Folk blog got me thinking. Commenting on this article that’s been circulating around the buddhoblogosphere on the decline of Buddhism in Japan, she notes that a lot of American people say, “Itâ€™s a shame that Japanese canâ€™t see the true beauty in their Buddhist heritage.”
As a follow up to my last entry on Japanese Buddhists trying to drum up interest, my friend Harry turned me on to this article from the Buddhist Channel. It’s a bit more detailed than the Guardian article. Thanks Harry!
I was fortunate to stumble across this short article from the Guardian on Japanese Buddhists trying to be more trendy to attract younger people who aren’t particularly interested in religion. There’s a lot of great stuff in this piece (and plenty of other folks have already picked up on it including the ever-wonderful worst horse […]
So this is Web 2.0. This morning I saw some article in the Chronicle about little-known Web 2.0 sites that have been popping up left and right all over the place. For those of you who haven’t heard this little phrase, “Web 2.0” is a reference to up-and-coming technology that’s “revolutionizing” the web. At it’s […]
In other news…. important moss …I’m feeling a bit nostalgic for Japan. But I think I’m feeling nostalgic because I’d rather be anywhere right now other than work. It’s summertime. And that means there’s nothing but tension all around me. But that’s another story. In other news, I’m looking forward to this evening when I […]