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Zen temple seeks business enlightenment

ZEN AND THE ART OF ATTRACTING TOURISTS: Eiheiji temple plans to redevelop the site including building an US$11 million hotel.

Eiheiji, Japan

DEEP in a forest near Japan's western shore, a 13th century Buddhist temple where Steve Jobs once dreamed of becoming a Zen monk has teamed up with a Tokyo skyscraper builder to seek the commercial enlightenment of foreign tourist dollars.

As a weak yen fuels record