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An Insider's View of Nichiren ShoshuSandy McIntosh

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He himself had found real Buddhism, he told me. He was going to study with Trungpa Rinpoche. Had I heard of him? No, I told him, I hadn't. "He's a poet," A. said. "He's not shallow."

A. stayed with Trungpa until Trungpa's death in 1987, and then he proceeded to study with other Tibetan teachers. Despite my friend's counsel, I've continued with the practice of Nichiren Shoshu Buddhism for more than twenty years.

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