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PostPosted:11.05.2012, 05:30 Reply with quoteBack to top

South Korean Monks in Poker Trouble

The leader of South Korea's biggest Buddhist order has apologised after monks were filmed apparently gambling illegally.

Six leaders of the Jogye order offered to resign on Thursday after the secretly-filmed footage emerged.

Film apparently showing monks playing poker at a luxury hotel, some smoking and drinking, was aired on television.

Full Article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18030813

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PostPosted:11.05.2012, 05:53 Reply with quoteBack to top

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PostPosted:11.05.2012, 07:56 Reply with quoteBack to top

A quote from Buddha:

"If a man who enjoys a lesser happiness beholds a greater one, let him leave aside the lesser to gain the greater"

It sounds to me like they were just following the Buddha's teachings Wink

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