I wear a black track suit for my current sitting practice; it provides me all the comfort and utility I need for the moment. But I 'get' the 'dress-ups'...
I just added a sentence to the TURNING JAPANESE essay to underline something good about lay robes and such ...
I do not wear robes, my $20 yoga pants work just fine. It's a personal preference though, and I do agree $200 is a lot of money. I do wear my rakusu though.
I haven't heard or read before about this man.
I'll take a look.
On Buddha nature: "The reason everything looks beautiful is because it's out of balance, but its background is always in perfect harmony."