Browsing Posts published in November, 2004

Not long ago, I was locked in a tooth and nail Buddhist discussion on Itai Doshin with my wife. She’s an introvert, a solitary pagan – now also a Buddhist, and I think the gods would vote her “most likely to spot a con game.” Itai doshin as presented by the SGI was to her [...]

The Lost Letter


While going through a large cache of long lost papers, I happened upon the following letter written seven months after PI’s groundbreaking visit in 1990. It was written to my dear friend Mr. M – a Japanese entrepreneur and ever-humble Buddhist adept. I’m not sure it was ever delivered. I’m in the habit of writing [...]