10 Tōfukuji Today
Michael Pye [+]
Marburg University, (Emeritus) and Otani University
Michael Pye is Professor (emeritus) at Marburg University and a visiting Research Associate of Ōtani University in Kyōto. His writings have ranged widely over problems in the study of religions, studies in Buddhist thought and many aspects of contemporary Japanese religion. His major publications include Skilful Means and Emerging from Meditation.
In this chapter, the author compares her description of the Tōfukuji temple as it is nowadays and the one written by Beatrice Suzuki in the beginning of the 20th century.