Re: Zen Monasteries
>zen buddhism is no longer a part of real life in Japan, butDon't let any activly practicing zen buddhists hear you say that. ;)
> rather an eco from the past. Is that right?
They might ask you to speak to a Bodhisattva.
Actualy about 85% of the population of Japan practices Buddhism is
Allen Watts produced an audio series on the subjet of Buddhism and
its travel from India.
Here are a few generic links to get you started.
Maybe not the best source for info, but a push in the right direction
ICHIKAWA no Moromoto