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Fake buddhist monks

Postby Pyrrho » Tue Jun 28, 2016 12:37 am

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/5f8258dd ... ts-be-wary

New York City Buddhist leaders are sounding the alarm to tourists: Beware the "fake monks."

Men in orange robes claiming to be Buddhist monks are approaching visitors to some of the city's most popular attractions, handing them shiny medallions and offering greetings of peace. They then hit them up for donations to help them build a temple in Thailand, and are persistent if their demands are refused.

"The problem seems to be increasing," said the Rev. TK Nakagaki, president of the Buddhist Council of New York, a group that represents nearly two dozen Buddhist temples. "They are very aggressive and hostile if you don't give them money."


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Re: Fake buddhist monks

Postby Witness » Tue Jun 28, 2016 12:53 am

Aren't they all fake?

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Re: Fake buddhist monks

Postby Doctor X » Tue Jun 28, 2016 6:42 am

As if Thailand needs more temples. . . .

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Re: Fake buddhist monks

Postby Pyrrho » Tue Jul 26, 2016 11:23 am

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Re: Fake buddhist monks

Postby izittrue » Wed Aug 03, 2016 5:50 pm

Doctor X wrote:As if Thailand needs more temples. . . .

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Re: Fake buddhist monks

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Wed Aug 03, 2016 7:19 pm

Don't real Buddhist monks set themselves on fire and like that? :notsure:
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Re: Fake buddhist monks

Postby Doctor X » Thu Aug 04, 2016 7:00 am

izittrue wrote:
Doctor X wrote:As if Thailand needs more temples. . . .

Don't we all?


Depends on the temple's Goddess:

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