Kobai Scott Whitney

Kobai Scott Whitney is a freelance writer in Honolulu, and a student of Robert Aitken-roshi. He practiced at the San Francisco Zen Center throughout the 1970’s.

Recent Articles

To Walk Proudly as Buddhist Women: An Interview with Dhammananda Bhikkhuni

Cindy Rasicot interviews Dhammananda Bhikkhuni, Thailand’s first fully ordained Theravada nun, on women's ordination, feminism, the role of monastics in society, and more.

Opinion: Kobai Scott Whitney

The Upper Middle Way: Have North American Buddhists renounced renunciation?

The Lone Mountain Path: The Example of Issan Dorsey

Kobai Scott Whitney remembers the drag-queen-turned-Zen-abbot of the Hartford Street Zen Center Issan Dorsey and his influence on promoting compassion and the Dharma.