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Misbehaving Monks

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Published on 02 Feb 2021 / In News and Politics

As scandals involving misbehaving monks rock the nation, 101 East examines if Thailand can save its moral soul.

Nehn Kham was once a hugely popular monk preaching in Thailand's poor northeast region. Today, he is an international fugitive with a $32m fortune that he amassed through fraud.

Buddhists around the world were shocked when footage emerged of the monk on a private plane, clutching a Louis Vuitton bag and fidgeting with high-end gadgets. His extravagance put him atop a long list of misbehaving monks making headlines in Thailand for fist fights, smuggling drugs, selling guns, hiding pornography and more.

In response, Thailand's military junta has set up a 24-hour hotline for the public to report rule-breaking monks. But the junta is also proposing new laws to criminalise breaking any Buddhist rule - a move some fear is an over-reaction that would threaten religious freedom.

101 East exclusively reveals where Thailand's infamous jet-setting monk has been hiding, and meets those on a mission to save the country's moral soul.

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JamesRoss 1 year ago

The Mystery School Cult gets into everything since Freemasons sheepdogs see themselves as sheep herders. Even one of the "Hollow Heros", Winston Churchill was a founding member of the Coe Dai who now consider him to be a "Saint" when Freemasonry was his real beliefs. Oh the corruption, oh, the corruption...

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Charles (Charlie) Courville

Buddhism just like many other religious practices have had this issue from the very beginning.
When we begin Year One next January all religious factions will be revamped. True Christians of the Benedictine Order & Muslims will be getting together to revamp CHRISTIANITY and I suggest they should all be able to Mary. No more taking children from families so very young.
All religions will eb going threw this process. Lot's of New Ager like folk's will be very interested in the Galactic Families Spiritual Philosophies and there lies the secret. No more religious Imperialisms. Just Spiritual Philosophies. No more people having to go to a church to pray when they realize the Temple of the Light in all of us is right there inside you and always living in the 5th dimension inside your heart. NO MORE DOGMA PERIOD.
For over 40 years I have deeply studied this subject and found non religion best. When you go deep the mystical appears and that changes everything. The miraculous is within all true humans. Sorry but virtually all Annunaki, Elohim, Canaanites cannot comprehend any of this as they are from a great evil that is so deep we may need to make a new word for that kind of creatures. Alas a very, very few have changed their ways and there is much hope for this type of being and presence. Peace.

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