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Police picked up an inebriated, half-naked monk from the side of the road in Khon Kaen province, northeast Thailand, on one of the most auspicious Buddhist holidays of the year – ‘Awk Pansa‘ (‘exit Pansa’) on Monday. Buddhist monks and maechis came out of their temples for the first time in three months on Monday upon completion of a period of focussed Buddhist study and practice known as the Buddhist Rains Retreat, or ‘Pansa.’ The retreat has gained the nickname ‘Buddhist Lent’ for its similarities to its Christian counterpart because lay Buddhists might choose to give something up for three […]

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the high number of Buddhist monks who misbehave from monkhood and get exposed gives me an idea that the unexposed is in higher percentage still there.

This means these Buddhist monks are really not following Buddhist traditions.

relieve him from monkhood will make this man further worse as he probably living a luxury life in the name of the monk and still doing unsanitary work which as a monk he is not expected to do, someday we can see this guy is a robber, drug addict, even a gun-wielding killer too.



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