|First in the form of
an e-mailed letter, and later as webpages, I told people about my
mission: to carry prayers to the Shinto kami and the Buddhas
and Bodhisattvas. I also promised to document my journey in a logbook
(and included a sample of what it might look
like) and also to record my thoughts in a journal.
In return, I hoped that some would
offer financial support in the form of
personal donations or corporate sponsorship.
I sent out letters about this in
When people began to respond, I listed
donors names on-line.