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Hoitsu sama is _not_ abbot of Eheji. he is the tanto, in charge of instructing new monks. This confusion may be caused by the fact that many transmitted teachers become "Abbot for a day" of both eheji and sojiji before becoming abbot of their own temple. This a largely ceremonial. I question the merit of discussing Hoitsu sama and Mel roshi in an article about eheji. Flying walrus 16:14, 12 April 2007 (UTC)
Greetings, Maculosae tegmine lyncis. You have improved this article greatly, and in only one edit! Thank you very much. I am sorry I don't know Japanese at all, only English. So yes, reliable sourcing could be a problem. For example, excuses, excuses: the date transposition you point out existed in this article before the expansion. Also I am using a blog source. Any changes you have time to make here are most welcome! I just bought a copy of Sōtō Zen in Medieval Japan by Prof. Bodiford (1993). Is he a good source? -SusanLesch (talk) 15:55, 4 April 2012 (UTC)
Hello; anyone with "Prof" in the name sounds vaguely promising - and having just checked out this item on Amazon, university press backing and reviews by leading journals makes this tome sound very fine indeed! Hope you'll share some of its juicy bits. Yes, it was the wordpress and blogspot I was thinking of (then I've just used a Youtube link...); as for the Japanese, I don't know much, but sticking around here for a while it's amazing what you can pick up, Maculosae tegmine lyncis (talk) 16:16, 4 April 2012 (UTC)
Just for the record this was Maculosae tegmine lyncis's one edit. Holy smokes! Thank you for your opinion. Guess I ought to try to find a book by Steven Heine too. -SusanLesch (talk) 17:57, 4 April 2012 (UTC)