The Art and Spiritual Practice of Haiku

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An address delivered at the Spirit of Life Unitarian Fellowship, Kirribilli, New South Wales, on Sunday, 23 June 2013 by The Rev. Dr Ian Ellis-Jones.
” Recently I spent a week or so in Japan, meeting up again with some very dear Japanese friends of mine with whom I have been associated in a certain Buddhist denomination. As was the case on my trip to Japan the year before, I was the constant recipient of much love and great kindness. On this trip—as well as on this previous occasion—I met up with a remarkable 86-year old Japanese man, Isao, and his lovely wife Takeko. Isao, a former school teacher, said this to me on my most recent trip to Japan…”.¬† To read the full text, click¬† here.