it is a shame

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, “It’s a shame that Japanese can’t see the true beauty in their Buddhist heritage.”

buddha cafe

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!

web 2.0

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 […]

v i p

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 […]